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Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by car in Ewa Beach

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 07:23 a.m. HST, Mar 08, 2013

A 36-year-old man was taken in serious condition to the hospital after he was struck while crossing a street fronting the Ewa Beach Shopping Center.

The accident occurred at 5:21 a.m. near the intersection of Kuhina Street and Fort Weaver Road. The pedestrian was apparently struck by a car, Emergency Medical Services reported.

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kerlampert wrote:
Oh no, not another pedestrian accident?
on March 8,2013 | 06:35AM
serious wrote:
Yes, again!! I think drivers should have a thorough mental health background check. And, cars should have 50 HP max. Silly, right??? Where's Joe Biden when we really need him???
on March 8,2013 | 06:52AM
Too_Much_Pilikia wrote:
I drive that route every morning around 6:00am. Cops were parked in a no crosswalk area in front of the church across McDonalds. Feel very bad for the injured pedestrian. However, and much too often, pedestrians will run or walk across Ft. Weaver Road (in non crosswalk areas) which is also poorly lit in many stretches. They often dress in dark or black clothing and cannot be seen until you are right upon them. Some responsibilty needs to be placed upon the pedestrian to follow safety common sense and the Highways division to better illuminate the crosswalks. If you choose to run across a poorly lit, non-crosswalk area, and wear your fashionably dark clothing.......well, that's plain stupid! SERIOUS: Get Serious!!!
on March 8,2013 | 07:51AM
serious wrote:
It was a YOKE!!!! I walk many hours a day--but I have found that cars are bigger than I am and give them the right of way every time--lots of cars have the darkened windows so you can't get eye contact. You are correct, so many people in the dark wear dark clothing and run across--I live in Waikiki--here, so many cross looking at their hand held devices!!!
on March 8,2013 | 08:43AM
daniwitz13 wrote:
What a person is holding in his hand or looking at it is irrelevant. His body was out there to see. It is like saying that because he was looking at a device in his hand,that I could not see him, if only he was looking up. Like maybe he shouldn't have black hair. Or shucks, he was a black man. Pity.
on March 8,2013 | 09:25AM
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