Kauai News

KPD Still Looking For Hit-And-Run Suspect

Posted July 21, 2020, 10:54 AM HST

Kauaʽi police are still looking for the driver of a vehicle who struck a 53-year-old male bicyclist July 12.

According to witnesses, the driver is described as a “local-looking male with facial hair.”

The suspect is reported to have been driving a 2003 to 2005 tan or brown Toyota Corolla. There is damage to the fender on the front passenger side of the vehicle.

A police report states that around 7:20 p.m., the bicyclist, a Kapaʽa man, was traveling north along Kūhiō Highway in front of the Kaiakea Fire Station when he was struck by the Toyota Corolla that was heading in the same direction.

Witnesses said that the bicyclist moved onto the northbound lane from the shoulder when he was struck by the vehicle. The driver subsequently continued traveling north without stopping.

The bicyclist was treated at Wilcox Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone who has any further information regarding the crash are urged to please contact Officer Shawn Hanna of the Kauaʽi Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit at 241-1615.

Anonymous tips can also be made by calling Crime Stoppers Kauaʽi at 246-8300 or by visiting www.crimestopperskauai.org.