Hawaii Island police seek information in Kalapana critical accident


Hawaii Island police are asking for your help in providing information about an incident that sent a Puna man to the hospital in critical condition.

On July 25, police received a report of a man found unconscious on the side of Upper Puna Road in Kalapana.

The 44-year-old Puna man was taken to The Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu in critical condition, where he was treated for serious injuries to his head.

The case is being investigated as a first-degree assault.

If you have any information about this case, call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Robert Almeida at 961-2386 or robert.almeida@hawaiicounty.gov.

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