Woman dead, man in critical condition following late-night crash

Published: Mar. 3, 2020 at 10:00 AM HST
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - A woman is dead and a man is in critical condition following a crash in Iwilei late Monday, Honolulu police said.

Police said around 9 p.m., the 50-year-old woman was walking across Nimitz Highway in a marked crosswalk near Sumner Street.

Two vehicles had stopped for the woman, police said, but that’s when a 50-year-old man on a motorcycle overtook the two vehicles, then hit the pedestrian.

The woman was thrown about 100 feet from the point of impact, according to Emergency Medical Services.

The male motorcyclist then struck a sign post after hitting the woman and was thrown from the bike.

Paramedics treated and transported both the pedestrian and motorcyclist to the hospital with critical injuries. But the woman later died, police said.

The motorcyclist, who was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, remains in critical condition.

The road was shut down around 9 p.m. and remained closed for the investigation well past 11 p.m.

This story will be updated.

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