POSTED: 3:50 p.m. HST, Oct 23, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 6:00 p.m. HST, Oct 23, 2012
Hawaii County police have identified Frank Rosol, 65, of Hakalau, as the second man who died Sunday night in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 19 near Onomea in the South Hilo District.
Police said Rosol was the driver of a northbound pickup truck that crossed the center line and collided head-on with a southbound Cadillac Escalade driven by Miles T. Nakanishi, 61, of Hilo. Police released Nakanishi’s name Monday.
Nakanishi and Rosol were dead at the scene. The accident happened about 7 p.m.
The passengers in the Cadillac — two women, ages 60 and 80, a 6-year-old boy and an 11-year-old girl — were injured. The children were flown to the Queen’s Medical Center and Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children in Honolulu in critical condition. The women were in serious condition at Hilo Medical Center.