Driver flees after hitting 14-year-old pedestrian in Waianae

Driver flees after hitting 14-year-old pedestrian in Waianae
Emergency crews are seen tending to the girl after the accident.

WAIANAE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 14-year-old girl was injured in a pedestrian crash on Oahu’s west side Tuesday afternoon.

Emergency Medical Service officials say the girl was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Farrington Highway and Kauiokalani. She suffered injuries to her head, legs and arms.

She was hospitalized in serious condition.

The accident happened along Farrington Highway and Kauiokalani.
The accident happened along Farrington Highway and Kauiokalani. (Satellite View)

Police confirmed the girl is a student at Waianae Intermediate School.

Police added that the driver in the incident fled the scene. They have gathered information from witnesses and are in the process of locating a driver.

No description of the vehicle was available.

As of 7 p.m., it is unclear if a suspected driver was arrested.

This story will be updated.

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