Police ask for public’s help in solving fatal Kahulu hit-and-run

Glenn Honda | |

KAHULUI, HI – The Maui Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding the driver and vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run last month.

Police issued a news release with an update on the case of 57-year-old Jesus Mettao.  Investigators said he was lying in the roadway on Lono Avenue near Ka’ahumanu Avenue May 27 at about 3:10 a.m. when he was run over by a car.  Mettao was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver involved left the scene without stopping to help.

The police department posted photos of the vehicle they are looking for, a red sedan. Anyone with information was asked to contact the Maui Police Department Traffic Division/Vehicular Homicide Unit or Maui Crime Stoppers.

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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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