Pedestrian dies after struck by vehicle in NuuanuUPDATED 8:50 AM HST Jul 08, 2014Video Transcript
dead -- after being hit by a car in Nuuanu just after 5 this morning. KITV-4's Ashley Moser is live at the scene -- with the latest. Ash? Ann the pedestrian in this accident initially listed in critical condition. But just after 6 we got word that the man died from his injuries. If you take a look behind me police have closed off the intersection of nuuanu ave and bates street. police are continuing their investigation focusing on that blue ford. What we do know is that the driver of that car is a woman in her 50s. Police arrested her for being under the influence, she was taken down to the station. As for the victim, police say he was in his 70s. Emergency medical crews took him to queens medical center where he died around 6 this morning. We spoke to lieutenant bobby towne and he tells us that investigators are looking into the speed of the vehicle also looking to find out more about the visibility at the time of the accident. Right now nuuanu ave is closed between south Judd street and Pauoa Road. This is a very busy street especially in the morning for people heading to work. Police advising drivers to avoid this area.