HONOLULU (KHON2) — Around 2:08 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29, Big Island police responded to a crash in Kona.
When police arrived on the scene, they determined that a convertible was driving southbound and nearly struck a pedestrian who was crossing the highway in a marked crosswalk.
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According to police, the Nissan lost control, hit several large boulders and rolled over several times before the car came to a stop.
The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, was ejected more than 300 feet from the car, police reported.
The 31-year-old man from Wisconsin was then transferred to the Kona Community Hospital in critical condition.
He was later transported to Queens Medical Center on Oahu for further treatment.
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If you may have witnessed the collision, you can contact Officer Adam Roberg at (808) 326-4646 ext. 229 or email at email@example.com. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at (808) 961-8300.