Community: 5-11-22 Police Investigating Pedestrian Hit and Run in Hilo

Community: 5-11-22 Police Investigating Pedestrian Hit and Run in Hilo

Hawai‘i Island police are investigating a hit-and-run traffic collision in Hilo involving a pedestrian and motor vehicle that was reported at 7:59 a.m. on Wednesday, May 11, 2022,  in the area of Ululani and Hualālai Streets.

Responding officers discovered that a female pedestrian, later identified as 64-year-old Carrie Ikawa, was outside her parked vehicle, a 2018 Ford pickup truck, on Hualālai Street when she was struck by a white colored SUV traveling north on Hualālai St.

Ikawa sustained multiple injuries from the traffic collision and was transported to the Hilo Medical Center in critical condition. She was subsequently transported to Queens Medical Center on Oahu for further treatment.

Through investigation and witness statements, the white SUV was determined to be a 2013 Ford Explorer registered to 47-year-old Camille Boyce. The owner was contacted and the vehicle was recovered. Police continue to investigate this traffic collision through the examination of the vehicles and evidence.

The East Hawaii Traffic Enforcement Unit has initiated a negligent injury investigation, which is pending. Police are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact Officer Clifford Antonio at 961-2339 or via email Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at (808) 961-8300.

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