Police searching for motorcyclist who struck woman on Pāhoa highway

Glenn Honda | |

PAHOA, HI – The Hawaii Police Department is searching for a driver who struck and injured a female pedestrian.

According to a police news release, the incident happened last Friday on Highway 130, near Malama Street in Pāhoa.

Puna patrol officers determined that a 36-year-old Pāhoa woman was walking in the northbound shoulder lane off Highway 130 just south of Malama Street at about 4 a.m. when she was struck by a Kalapana-bound motorcycle heading south.

The victim was taken to the Hilo Medical Center, where she was listed in stable condition.  Police said the driver of the motorcycle fled the scene without stopping to help.  Police asked residents in the area to look at their home surveillance videos for any motorcycles that may have been spotted during that time.  The motorcycle being sought may have sustained front end damage, according to investigators.

Puna patrol officers initiated a negligent injury investigation and asked anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact them.

The skilled legal team at Recovery Law Center can handle your case if you have been struck by a reckless hit-and-run driver on the roads of Hawaii. Our Hawaii pedestrian accident lawyer is ready to sit down with you to discuss your rights and legal options, and how we can aggressively fight for maximum compensation in your claim. To schedule a free consultation regarding 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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