Driver facing charges in collision that killed Hilo motorcycle rider

Glenn Honda | |

HILO, HI – A man is facing charges in connection with a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Hilo late Friday night.

According to Hawai‘i Island police, the driver of a 2002 Toyota pickup truck was reversing out of a driveway onto Kalanianaole Street at about 11:39 p.m. when the pickup collided with a 2007 Honda motorcycle traveling west.

The motorcyclist, 26-year-old Jared Tellio-Flournoy of Hilo, was pronounced dead after being taken to Hilo Medical Center.  It was not clear whether he was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The driver of the pickup truck, 26-year-old Sterling Stroud from Volcano, was not injured. He was arrested on charges of first-degree negligent homicide and operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant.

Have you been injured in a motorcycle accident on the roads of Hawaii? If so, you can rely on the team at the Recovery Law Center to give your case the care and attention it deserves. Our experienced Hawaii motorcycle accident lawyer can help you obtain compensation for medical costs, lost income, and other accident-related expenses.  To schedule a free consultation where we can review your case, call us at (808) 427-3088 or contact us online.

Glenn T. Honda

For over 29 years, attorney Glenn Honda has helped people injured in accidents throughout Hawaii get the best outcome for their case, whether it’s maximizing their settlement, or balancing costs and risks vs. putting the whole experience behind them. As the founding attorney of the Recovery Law Center, he is passionate about helping his clients with their physical, emotional and financial recovery. Mr. Honda will fight to get you coverage for your medical bills, lost wages, damaged property and other costs related to your accident.


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