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Update: Bicyclist critically injured after struck by car near Ala Moana, off-duty officer involved

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

[Update]

The driver of the vehicle that collided with a bicyclist early Sunday morning is being identified as an off duty officer with over 16 years on the force.

Witnesses and officials say the bicyclist crossed Ala Moana Boulevard against the 'do not cross' signal. 

The bicyclist was heading from the makai to the mauka side of Ala Moana Boulevard at the time of the collision.

The 47-year-old off-duty officer, who was driving a red 2013 Honda, turned around after the accident and rendered aid to the unidentified victim.

The driver of the vehicle was uninjured and faces Negligent Injury 1 charges.

[Original]

A bicyclist is in critical condition after he was struck by a car in the Ala Moana area early Sunday morning.

Officials say man,  believed to be in his 20s or 30s, was riding his bicycle at the intersection of Kamakee St. and Ala Moana Blvd. at around 5:38 a.m. when he was struck by the vehicle.

Paramedics say the victim was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision and sustained head injuries. He was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

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