KAILUA-KONA,>> Hawaii County officials are investigating a county Public Works employee accused of hitting a bicyclist while driving a county vehicle with a suspended license.
Hawaii County Corporation Counsel Lincoln Ashida confirmed the investigation and arrest of 34-year-old Chris Michael Domino, who faces several charges related to Thursday’s collision.
He says the Public Works Department also is conducting an investigation.
Cyclist Jim Gustin, 64, suffered a broken arm and three cracked vertebrae following last week’s accident. Gustin says he was driving in a bicycle lane when a vehicle merged onto the highway.
Records show Domino has been cited at least 15 times for various traffic infractions dating to 1996.