Man injured after being struck by hit-and-run driver in South Kona

Glenn Honda | |

HONOLULU, HI – Police are searching for the driver who struck and critically injured a pedestrian in South Kona Saturday night, KHON reports.

The hit-and-run incident occurred along Mamalahoa Highway near the 110-mile marker in South Kona.  The Hawaii Police Department said the victim was a 24-year-old Captain Cook man who was walking south across the highway in the southbound lane at about 8:50 p.m.

The man was struck by a vehicle going Ka’u bound.  The driver did not stop to help afterwards and fled the scene.

Police found debris near the scene from a 2002-2003 Ford F-150 pickup truck, possibly a Harley-Davidson edition.   Investigators are asking anyone with surveillance video at their home or business to check for any vehicle that matches the description of the vehicle, which witnesses said was a light color, possibly silver, with a lift kit with oversized tires and a toolbox in the bed.  The pickup truck may have damage to the driver’s side front fender, headlight and bumper, police said.

Have you or a loved one been the victim of a pedestrian accident due to the actions of a hit-and-run driver? If so, the Recovery Law Center would like to hear about your case.  An experienced Hawaii pedestrian accident attorney will make it his mission to help you obtain the justice and compensation you deserve. To schedule a free consultation regarding your particular situation, call us at (808) 427-3088 or complete our contact form.

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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