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Woman injured in crash with police car in Kailua

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KAILUA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A woman was seriously injured when she was struck by a police car in Kailua, Honolulu Police said.

According to investigators, the incident happened at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Kailua Road, Kainehe Street and Hamakua Drive.

Police said the officer was headed toward Kailua on Kailua Road when the 27-year-old woman riding a bicycle crossed in front of him. The woman was headed southbound from Kainehe Street onto Hamakua Drive. His vehicle then struck the bike, which ended up on the pavement.

The woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition, but was later upgraded to serious condition. The officer was not injured.

Investigators said alcohol may be a factor for the victim.

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