Car rear ended in apparent Puna road rage incident
July 27, 2012 | Puna
PUNA, Hawaii: Police are investigating a reported road rage incident on Highway 130 in Puna.
They say a Toyota pickup truck reportedly struck a 59 year old Puna man’s truck from behind three times, sending the victim’s vehicle into a slide.
The truck was reportedly passed by the victim’s truck going south on 130, just past the intersection of Ainaloa Blvd.
The suspect even followed the victim to the police station, authorities say, before leaving on Highway 130 back in the direction of Keaau.
The suspect’s vehicle is described as a dark-colored new Toyota Tacoma 4-door pickup truck, possibly black or charcoal gray. It appeared to be lifted.
Police ask that anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who has information about the truck or its driver call Officer Shawn Tingle at 965-2716.
Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1000.