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Makiki pedestrian collision leaves man in critical condition

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    Keeaumoku and Kinau streets

A 35-year-old man was in critical condition after he was struck by a vehicle in Honolulu, according to Honolulu Emergency Medical Services.

The man was crossing outside of a crosswalk when he was hit by the vehicle at about 8 p.m. Wednesday night at Keeaumoku and Kinau Streets.

He was treated by EMS for an apparent head injury and taken to an area hospital.

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    • +1. As I said below – I drive that stretch several nights a week. Don’t understand why people run across the bridge in the center above the freeway so often. It’s a bridge – no real advantage to crossing Keeaumoku overpass in the middle. Kinau St end has cross walks and lights where you can safely cross. YMMV.

  • Is anyone proofing the titles: “Makiki pedestrian collision leaves man in critical condition”? This title implies that two or more pedestrians collided into one another and one was injured.

  • The entire area of Keeaumoku St down to Ala Moana Center is dangerous. I drive that stretch 4-5 nights a week to pick up a friend from work. Difficult to see pedestrians crossing – in or out of crosswalks. Drunk, homeless or just plain careless – people walk or run across the road without regard to traffic.

    I drive and, especially at night, try to keep an eye out for shadows or people outlined by auto and street lighting. Not easy – especially if they are wearing dark clothing.

    About that – what’s up with people walking or jogging at night in dark clothes? Almost impossible to see at times. Haven’t hit anyone yet – peripheral vision at night is better at picking up movement and that’s what prevented several potential accidents. YMMV

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