3-27-24 Police Seeking Witnesses to Kealakekua Traffic Collision

Hawai‘i Police Department
Kona Patrol
Sergeant Thomas Chun-Ming
Phone: (808) 935-3311
Report No.: 24-028452

Media Release

The Hawai‘i Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance with any information regarding a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Monday evening, March 25, 2024, on Māmalahoa Highway, (Highway 11), at the intersection of Keopuka Mauka Road in Kealakekua.

At 9:29 p.m., Kona patrol officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a 2014 silver Honda Accord traveling south bound on Highway 11 in the area of Konawaena School Road. The vehicle refused to comply with the officer’s lawful order to stop, drove recklessly, and subsequently collided into an embankment.

Anyone who witnessed this incident is encouraged to contact Kona Patrol Officer Rickielee Kamakau at the police department’s non-emergency number, (808) 935-3311, or by email at Rickielee.Kamakau@hawaiicounty.gov.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island wide Crime Stoppers number at (808)961-8300. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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