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Kauai woman critically injured in pedestrian crash

A 70-year-old Kilauea woman was medevaced to Queen’s Medical Center in critical condition after she was struck by a vehicle in Kapaa.

The collision occurred at approximately 8:50 p.m. Thursday. Police said a Toyota sport utility vehicle driven by a 40-year-old Kilauea woman was traveling southbound on Kuhio Highway fronting the old Kojima’s store when the vehicle struck the pedestrian, who was crossing the highway.

Police said the pedestrian was not in a marked crosswalk.

The 70-year-old woman suffered serious injuries and was transported to Wilcox Hospital before she was flown to Queen’s.

Police said the 40-year-old driver did not suffer any injuries.

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  • “in pedestrian crash”. How does a pedestrian get into a crash? Did the pedestrian and the vehicle crash into each other from different directions?

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