02-06-15 Police seek driver in hit-and-run crash

Hawaiʻi Police Department
South Hilo Patrol
Sergeant Paul Kim
Phone: 961-2213
Report No. C15003962

 

Media Release

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a vehicle/pedestrian traffic crash that occurred Thursday evening (February 5.)

At approximately 9:00 p.m., Thursday, a 38-year-old Hilo man was walking on Piʻilani Street in Hilo when he was struck by a vehicle resembling a silver or gray Mazda Tribute, which then left the area. This vehicle should have some noticeable front-end damage.

The pedestrian was taken to Hilo Medical Center in critical condition.

Police ask anyone with information about this crash or the whereabouts of this vehicle to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300. Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.


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