Several people were injured in a shuttle bus accident

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One person is dead and several others injured after a shuttle bus rammed into them at a Honolulu cruise terminal in Hawaii on Friday, according to police and Carnival Cruise Line.
The cruise port bus was dropping off people near a pier when a bystander informed the driver that the bus was moving forward.
The driver jumped into the driver’s seat and tried to stop the bus, but pressed the gas pedal instead of the brakes, police said.
“Somebody screamed, and then I looked over and the bus hit into the crowd.
The bus struck concrete barriers and 11 people, five of whom were transported to hospitals for treatment, according to the police.
Carnival Cruise Line said nine guests from the Carnival Miracle ship were among those involved in the accident, including the woman who died.
“She was traveling with her husband, who was also injured and is expected to recover,” the cruise line said.
CNN has reached out to the shuttle bus company and is awaiting a response.


According to police and Carnival Cruise Line, a shuttle bus collided with a group of people at a cruise terminal in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Friday, leaving one person dead and numerous others injured.

A passerby alerted the driver of the cruise port bus that it was approaching a pier as it was dropping off passengers. When the driver attempted to stop the bus by jumping into the driver’s seat, police said, he accidentally hit the gas pedal rather than the brakes.

I turned to see the bus smash into the crowd after hearing someone scream. Witness Janet Lightfoot told CNN affiliate KHNL/KGMB, “It simply kept going until it hit the wall there.”.

Five of the 11 people who were hit by the bus and sent to hospitals for treatment were among the people who the police said were hit by concrete barriers. According to authorities, one woman passed away from her wounds, while the others were listed as being in good health. Six declined medical intervention.

According to Carnival Cruise Line, the woman who perished was one of nine passengers from the Carnival Miracle ship who were involved in the mishap.

The cruise line stated, “She was traveling with her husband, who was also injured and is expected to recover.”.

Although the accident’s cause is still being investigated, according to the police, speed was not a factor in it. According to the Honolulu Police Department, “it is unknown if drugs or alcohol were contributing factors to this collision.”.

CNN has contacted the shuttle bus company and is awaiting a reply.

The Carnival Miracle sailed out of Long Beach, California, and is currently halfway through a 15-day voyage.

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