Volcano man dies after being struck by pickup truck at intersection

Glenn Honda | |

VOLCANO, HI – An investigation is underway into a collision that killed a pedestrian in Volcano last Thursday afternoon.

According to the Hawaii Police Department, the incident happened on Highway 11 at the Alii Koa Street intersection.

Officers responding to the scene learned that the driver of a 2012 Chevy pickup truck was headed north on the highway shortly before 12:25 p.m. and struck a pedestrian at the Alii Koa Street intersection.  The 44-year-old victim, a Volcano man, was pronounced dead after being transported to Hilo Medical Center.  The pickup truck driver, a 52-year-old man, was not injured.

Multiple witnesses confirmed the pedestrian was standing by the stop sign prior to running into the road in front of the pickup truck.

The East Hawai‘i Traffic Enforcement Unit is conducting a negligent homicide investigation.  It is believed at this time that speed and inattention were not contributing factors in the incident.

If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident due to a driver’s negligence, turn to the Recovery Law Firm for legal guidance. Our experienced Hawaii pedestrian accident lawyers will fight hard on your behalf for the maximum amount of compensation for your expenses. To schedule a free consultation where we can review the details of 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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