Westbound lanes of Ala Moana Blvd. reopen after accident; elderly man seriously injured

Westbound lanes of Ala Moana Blvd. reopen after accident; elderly man seriously injured
(Source: HNN)

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An accident forced the temporary closure of a portion of Ala Moana Boulevard Sunday afternoon.

According to EMS, a 78-year-old man was driving a moped when he apparently lost control after possibly hitting a vehicle. Paramedics initially listed the man as being in critical condition, but he has since been upgraded to serious.

HPD said the accident occurred just after 1 p.m. Police sent out a notification about the road closure around 1:30 p.m.

At one point, two westbound lanes on the left side of Ala Moana Blvd. were closed from Piikoi Street to Auahi Street. By 1:40 p.m., all lanes were reopened.

HPD added the accident happened fronting the Naru Tower building.

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