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Teen Pedestrian Injured in Moloka‘i Motor Vehicle Collision

September 27, 2018, 12:36 PM HST
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A 13-year-old girl suffered life-threatening injuries in a motor vehicle collision reported on Tuesday night on Molokaʻi.

Police described the girl as a pedestrian from Kualapuʻu, and say she was transported to Oʻahu for treatment.

The incident was reported at 9:25 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 on Farrington Avenue (480) near 260 Farrington Avenue in Kualapuʻu, Molokaʻi.

According to police reports, the collision occurred as a white 1996 Jeep Cherokee traveling west-bound on Farrington Avenue collided with a pedestrian walking in the same direction along the roadway.

The 27-year-old man driving the Jeep and his female passenger, both from Hoʻolehua, were not injured.

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Police say the involvement of speed, drugs and alcohol are still pending as the investigation is on-going.

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