Toddler seriously injured following a vehicle vs pedestrian collision at a residence in Honaunau late Monday morning (November 30th).
Published by: HIRSC - Hawaii Island (Holualoa) Team
The Hawaii Fire Department (HFD) along with the Hawaii Police Department (HPD) responded to a report of an auto versus pedestrian collision at a residence in Honaunau late Monday morning (November 30th).
The initial call came in at 11:25 am Monday morning and HFD crews from the Captain Cook Fire Station along with HPD Officers from the Kona Patrol responded to the scene located at 83-5300 block of Mamalahoa Highway (Highway 11) near the 106-mile marker in Honaunau.
Upon the arrival of emergency crews, a report came reporting a toddler (described as a male approximately 18-months old) was struck by a vehicle towing a trailer reversing in a driveway at a residence off of Highway 11, the toddler was reported to be in a blindspot at the timeof the collision. Immediately following, family members immediately provided basic medical care to the toddler, who was reported to be conscious and alert, until emergency crews arrived at the scene.
Once emergency crews arrived at the scene, HFD Medics took over medical care for the toddler and later transported him to the Kona Community Hospital in serious condition, where his condition has since been upgraded to stable condition.
HPD continues to investigate the incident.