OCEAN VIEW, HI – The Hawaii Police Department said it has arrested a driver involved in a crash in Ocean View that critically injured a motorcyclist on Saturday night.
A police news release said that 49-year-old Regina Baker of Ocean View left the scene of the accident and is now facing multiple charges, including failure to render aid/accident involving injury or death and driving without a driver’s license.
The incident happened at the intersection of Māmalahoa Highway and Aloha Boulevard at 10:16 p.m.
Police determined that a 59-year-old man was driving south on a 2003 Harley-Davidson Road King motorcycle and overtaking several vehicles in a no-passing zone. As the motorcycle was passing a 2006 Nissan SUV, an SUV made a left turn onto Aloha Boulevard and the motorcycle hit the rear of the vehicle.
The motorcycle rider was ejected over 250 feet from the bike, and was listed in critical condition after being transported to the Queens Medical Center on Oahu. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. The SUV fled the scene into the upper portion of the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision.
Following an investigation, Baker was located by Officers with Hawai‘i Police Department’s Area II Traffic Enforcement Unit and arrested on Tuesday morning. She was released pending further investigation. The Nissan involved in the crash was taken into police evidence as the investigation continues.
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