Police seek information in Hilo traffic collision investigation
Hawai‘i Island police are asking for the public’s assistance as part of their investigation of a traffic collision that occurred near the intersection of Kino‘ole and West Lanikāula Streets in Hilo on Wednesday, July 19 around 5:30 p.m.
Witnesses at the scene reported that a 66-year-old Kea‘au man fell from the bed of a green pick-up truck while it was traveling south through the intersection. The truck may have been involved in a traffic collision with a red sedan, however both vehicles fled prior to police arrival.
The 66-year-old man sustained head and back injuries and was transported to the Hilo Medical Center for treatment, where he remains in stable condition.
Police ask anyone with information to call the police department’s non-emergency line at 808-935-3311 or contact Officer Tinery Acdal at [email protected].