Hawaii Police Department
South Hilo Patrol
Acting Sergeant Kelley Matsumoto
September 2, 2008
Report No. T08004898
The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the driver who struck a pedestrian on Railroad Avenue in a hit-and-run collision.
On August 31 at 7:33 p.m., officers responded to a motor vehicle/pedestrian accident on Railroad Avenue near the intersection of Hoohua Street. A 16-year-old boy jogging south on the roadway was struck by a white Honda that fled the scene. The victim was taken to Hilo Medical Center for treatment. Police have initiated a negligent injury investigation.
Police ask anyone with information on the driver or vehicle to call Officer Aaron Yamanaka at 935-3311. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.