Woman critically injured after being hit by bus in Liliha

Published: Sep. 22, 2021 at 6:47 AM HST|Updated: Sep. 22, 2021 at 1:30 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A woman was critically injured after she was pinned under a city bus in Liliha on Wednesday morning, according to Emergency Medical Services.

Emergency personnel responded to the call of the crash at the intersection of Liliha and Ihe streets just before 6 a.m.

The Honolulu Fire Department used special equipment to lift the bus and extricate the victim.

EMS treated the woman — who’s believed to be between 55 and 60 years old — and transported her to the hospital in critical condition.

Oahu Transit Services issued this statement on the crash:

“We are deeply saddened by the report of the accident that occurred early this morning and express our heartfelt wishes to the injured woman for a full and quick recovery. We are fully cooperating with the ongoing HPD investigation and will continue to assist in any way possible.”

Honolulu police closed Liliha Street, between Judd Street and Kunawai Lane. All lanes have been reopened.

This story will be updated.

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