On Friday, February 17, 2023, at about 6:30 p.m., a critical motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian occurred in the Kalaeloa area.
It was reported to the Honolulu Police Department, Traffic Division, Vehicular Homicide Section that a 30-year-old female pedestrian was walking westbound alongside Saratoga Avenue when she stepped into the roadway to grab her dog that darted into the roadway. Upon stepping into the roadway near the area of Bennington Street, she was struck by a 41-year-old female motorist traveling westbound on Saratoga Avenue.
As a result of the collision, the 30-year-old female pedestrian was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.
The 41-year-old female motorist was not injured as a result of the collision.
At the time of entering the roadway the 30-year-old female pedestrian was not in a marked crosswalk.
At this time, neither speed, drugs, nor alcohol appear to be contributing factors of this collision.
The investigation is ongoing.