Woman struck by trolley in Waikiki

Courtesy: Gary Santos

[lin_video src=http://eplayer.clipsyndicate.com/embed/player.js?aspect_ratio=3×2&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1380153117&height=510&page_count=5&pf_id=9619&show_title=1&va_id=4375635&width=650&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=650 height=510 div_id=videoplayer-1380153117 type=script]

Video courtesy: Gary Santos

A 28-year-old woman was taken to the hospital following a trolley accident in Waikiki.

The incident happened at about 12:45 p.m. Wednesday on Kuhio and Seaside Avenues.

According to the Honolulu Emergency Services Department, the woman was crossing the street when she was hit by the trolley. It is unknown if the woman was in a marked crosswalk.

She was taken to the Queen’s Medical Center in serious condition.

The trolley company, E Noa Tours, released the following statement on Wednesday:

“Waikiki trolley drivers all take extensive safety classes as part of their eight week training course to protect the both the passengers on board their vehicles and pedestrians and fellow motorists. The personal safety and health of each employee and customer of Waikiki Trolley are of primary importance to the entire staff.”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s