Posts Tagged ‘ Traffic Enforcement Unit ’

Woman Killed in Ka’iminani Drive Accident

February 9, 2012
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From Hawaii Police Department: A 42-year-old Holualoa woman died Thursday, February 9,  from injuries she sustained in a two-vehicle crash on Kaiminani Drive, 150 feet west of Ane Keoholeola Highway in Kailua-Kona. The woman was identified as Sheila Goto. Responding to a 9:33 a.m. call, Kona patrol officers determined that a 42-year-old Kea’au man had been operating a 2000 Ford crane truck from Leleiwi Electric and traveling west on Kaiminani Drive when the boom of the truck struck a large cable going across the roadway. This caused the truck to tip over on its left…

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Hilo Man Dies Monday From Car/Pedestrian Crash

December 14, 2011
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A 60-year-old Hilo man died Monday (December 12) at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu from injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle/pedestrian collision on Sunday (December 11) on Wai?nuenue Avenue in Hilo. The pedestrian was identified as Theodore S. Riotutar, of Hilo. Responding to a 6:42 p.m. call, South Hilo patrol officers determined that Riotutar was crossing Wai?nunenue Avenue in a northerly direction fronting the Hilo Methodist Church when he was struck by a 2007 Pontiac two-door sedan traveling east and being driven by a 50-year-old Hilo woman. The pedestrian was not in a…

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Police ID Man Killed in Kohala Car Crash

December 6, 2011
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From Hawaii Police Department: A 25-year-old Hawi man died Saturday (December 3) from injuries he sustained in a one-vehicle crash on Akoni Pule Highway (Route 270) .4 miles north of the 8-mile marker in the North Kohala District. The driver was identified as Reed I.S. Shiraishi of a Hawi address. Responding to a 2:11 a.m. call, North Kohala patrol officers determined that the driver was operating a 2010 Toyota 4-door sedan and traveling north on Akoni Pule Highway when he lost control and ran off the left side of the road and down an embankment,…

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Man Dies Tuesday in One Car Crash in South Kona

November 23, 2011
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From Hawaii Police Department: A 47-year-old man was killed Tuesday (November 22) from injuries he sustained in a one-vehicle crash on Hawai?i Belt Road (Route 11) at the 93-mile marker in South Kona. Responding to a 10:50 p.m. call, Kona patrol officers determined that the driver was operating a 1995 Mazda two-door sedan and traveling south on Route 11 when he lost control and ran off the right side of the road and overturned about a 30 feet below the highway. The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle.…

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Kona Man Dies in South Kona Crash

November 9, 2011
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From Hawaii Police Department: A 48-year-old Kailua-Kona man died Tuesday (November 8) from injuries he sustained in a one-vehicle crash on Hawaii Belt Road (Route 11) at the 99-mile-marker in South Kona. The driver was identified as Bonifacio Pako Alip, III, of a Kailua-Kona address. Responding to a 8:19 p.m. call, Kona patrol and Traffic Enforcement Unit officers determined that Alip was operating a 1987 Dodge Ram pick-up truck and traveling north on Route 11 when he lost control and ran off the left side of the road and overturned. It was raining at the…

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Kealakekua Man Struck by Vehicles, Dies

November 7, 2011
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From Hawaii Police Department: A 69-year-old Kealakekua man died Monday from injuries he sustained after being struck by a vehicle at a residence in Captain Cook. The victim was identified as Robert J. Flores, of a Kealakekua address. Responding to an 11:40 a.m. call, Kona patrol officers determined that a 75-year-old Captain Cook man was operating a 1996 Mazda pick-up truck and was reversing towards a residence which he and the victim were repairing. The victim was reportedly guiding the driver of the truck to the residence to off load supplies. About 5 feet from…

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Police Identify Hilo Motorcyclist Killed in Kapoho Crash

October 24, 2011
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From Hawaii Police Department: A 53-year-old Hilo woman died Sunday (October 23) from injuries she sustained in a motorcycle crash on Kapoho-Pahoa Road .2 miles south of the 2-mile marker.  She has been identified as Jill E. Peterson of Hilo. Responding to a 2:55 p.m. call, Puna patrol officers determined that the victim was operating a 1999 Honda motorcycle and traveling north on Kapoho-Pahoa Road, when she ran off the right side of the road, lost control and struck a guardrail. She was not wearing a helmet. Fire Rescue personnel took her to Hilo Medical…

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Kealakekua Man Dies from Car/Pedestrian Crash

September 22, 2011
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From Hawaii Police Department: An 84-year-old Kealakekua man died Wednesday, September 21, from injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle/pedestrian crash which occurred on Wednesday, September 14, on Hawai?i Belt Road (Route 11) south of the 112-mile marker in Kealakekua. The victim was identified as Greg Rosario Gregorio, of a Kealakekua address. Responding to a 6:40 p.m. call, Kona patrol officers determined that Gregorio was crossing Route 11 from the makai to mauka direction when he was struck by a 2001 GMC van traveling north and being driven by a 24-year-old Ocean View man. Gregorio…

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Police Report Fatality from Mountain View Crash

September 6, 2011
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From Hawaii Police Department: A 33-year-old Mountain View man died Saturday (September 3) from injuries he sustained in a one-vehicle crash on Ohia Avenue in the Eden Roc Estates subdivision in Mountain View. The driver was identified as John J. Alvarez, of a Mountain View address. Responding to a 4:26 a.m. call, Puna patrol officers determined that Alvarez was operating a 1988 Nissan pickup truck and traveling south on Ohia Avenue .1 mile south of Moano Street when he lost control, ran off the left side of the road and struck a tree. Alvarez was…

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Police to Focus on Stopping Drunk and Impaired Driving

August 18, 2011
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From Hawaii County Police: Big Island police will step up their enforcement of drunk driving as part of a national campaign called “Over the Limit. Under Arrest,” which runs from August 18 through September 6. To help bring awareness to this campaign, the Police Department’s Traffic Services Section plans a sign-waving event on Kamehameha Avenue in Hilo from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday (August 18). Volunteers are encouraged to participate. Although Traffic Enforcement Unit and patrol officers conduct roving patrols and DUI checkpoints year round to protect the public from motorists driving under the…

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Driver in Saturday Accident Dies of Injuries

July 13, 2011
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From Hawaii Police Department: An 18-year-old Waimea man died Wednesday (July 13) from injuries he sustained in a one-vehicle crash on Saturday (July 9) on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) .1 mile east of the 55-mile marker in Waimea. The victim was identifed as Grayson E. K. W. Andaya of a Kamuela address. Responding to a 4:32 a.m. call, South Kohala patrol officers determined that the victim was operating a 2002 Toyota four-door sedan and traveling east on Mamalahoa Highway when he ran off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole and wire fence.…

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Honaunau Man Dies in Airport Accident

June 27, 2011
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Hawaii Police Department is reporting that a 36-year-old Honaunau man was killed Monday (June 27) from injuries he sustained in a one-vehicle crash at Keahole International Airport in Kailua-Kona. The victim was identified as Newton K. Leslie  of a Honaunau address . Responding to an 11:35 a.m. call, Kona patrol officers determined that the victim was operating a 2001 Sterling water tanker and traveling north on Perimeter Road when he lost control on a curve in the roadway and overturned. The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt was partially ejected from the passenger door window…

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Driver in Saddle Road Humvee Accident Dies

June 13, 2011
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From Hawaii Police Department: A 44-year-old Hawai’i Army National Guardsman who was critically injured in a Humvee crash on the old Saddle Road, .3 miles west of the 36 mile marker, died Friday (June 10) at 3:07 p.m. at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. The victim was identified as Sergeant Michael Geisler of Ewa Beach, Oahu. Traffic Enforcement Unit officers have initiated a coroner’s inquest case and have ordered an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.   Reports were that Geisler swerved to avoid a goat. Being that the old Saddle Road is…

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