On September 12, 2020, a critical major motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian occurred on Olua Place in the Waikele area. At about 9:44 A.M., a 32-year-old Waikele male was operating a sport utility vehicle and exiting a driveway on Olua Place. A two-year-old boy ran out of a residence and into the path of the moving vehicle.
As a result of the collision, the two-year-old boy was taken to an area hospital in critical condition. The boy later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. At this time neither speed, drugs, nor alcohol appear to be contributing factors of this collision.
The investigation is ongoing.