Elderly woman killed in Kailua pedestrian accident

Woman struck by car in Kailua
Woman struck by car in Kailua

KAILUA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An elderly woman is dead after being hit by an SUV in Kailua.

It happened just before 11:45 a.m. near 1257 Kailua Road.  The victim was taken to the Castle Medical Center in critical condition where she later died.

Police closed Kailua Road in the eastbound direction between Uluoa Street and Ulumanu Road to investigate.

Police say the 79-year-old woman was in a marked crosswalk when she was struck.

We will have more on tonight on Hawaii News Now.

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