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88-year-old driver strikes 2 in Hilo crosswalk

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Kinoole and Mamo Street intersection. (Image: Google Maps) Kinoole and Mamo Street intersection. (Image: Google Maps)
HILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Two pedestrians in their 80s were critically injured Thursday morning after being struck in Hilo.

Police said the crash happened about 10:50 a.m. at the intersection of Kinoole and Mamo Street.

The pedestrians, an 86-year-old Hilo woman and a 86-year-old Oahu woman, were hit while walking in a marked crosswalk.

Police said they were struck by a 2016 Toyota Corolla driven by an 88-year-old Hilo woman.

The pedestrians will be transported to Oahu for further treatment. The driver of the car was uninjured.

A negligent injury investigation is ongoing.

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