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Bicyclist hit on Nimitz Highway listed in critical condition

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    Honolulu police closed Ewa-bound lanes of Nimitz Highway and rerouted traffic to the H-1 freeway viaduct after a sports utility vehicle hit a bicyclist crossing the highway Wednesday night.

A 2016 Nissan Armada sports utility vehicle hit a bicyclist crossing Nimitz Highway, critically injuring a woman, police said.

The accident happened at 6:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Police closed all Ewa-bound lanes of Nimitz Highway and redirected traffic to the H-1 freeway viaduct while Traffic Division officers investigated the crash scene.

The highway reopened by 10:50 p.m.

Police said paramedics initially took the 52-year-old woman to the hospital in serious condition, but her condition worsened to critical.

Police said the woman was apparently homeless.

The Armada was driven by a 37-year-old Arizona man.

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  • observation! – – bicyclist? viaduct on-ramp? there seems to be an unnatural and illogical relationship here for any normal person with any sense. no amount of indignation or “logic” will suffice to rationalize that fact.
    conclusion! – – aaaah – natural attrition at its finest?

    • Early morning as well, all without lights and few obeying traffic laws, but I also see a lot of the same behavior on my daily drive into town from Laie, along Kamehameha Hwy.

    • Yes we all need to slow down, especially during the morning and afternoon rush hours. Just this morning, I was following a motorcycle on Beretania. Not once, but twice, in a span of about six blocks, the motorcyclist had to slam his brakes because two different sports cars, aggressively changed lanes cutting the motorcyclist off. Fortunately the motorcyclist was driving in a defensive manner. I’m assuming the car drivers didn’t see the motorcyclist since they were weaving back and forth between lanes trying to get ahead of everyone else.

  • Speaking of Bicycles – Yesterday on King St. While getting off “The Bus” near Pensacola a MS. bicycle rider, riding on the SIDEWALK rides thru Exited Bus riders. WHY wasn’t She off the sidewalk and using the “Bike Track” ? What the Hay did the Bike Track get Made for if the bike riders don’t GET OFF the sidewalk and use it?

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