HANAMAULU — A 12-year-old girl was in critical condition at Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu after sustaining injuries in an apparent hit-and-run accident Thursday morning.
Kauai police are searching for the driver and asking for the public’s help.
Police were called to Laukona Street just south of the Ho’ohana Street junction in Hanamaulu about 7 a.m. after receiving a report of an injured child.
According to a preliminary investigation, police believe the child was walking along Laukona Street when she was struck by a vehicle.
The involved vehicle was not at the scene of the accident when police arrived.
A portion of Laukona Street was closed for about three hours while police investigated.
No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call Traffic Investigator Shawn Hanna at 241-1618, or Police Dispatch at 241-1711. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 246-8300.