Kona man found disoriented in lava field after crash

Arthur Medina
Arthur Medina

A Kona man reported missing on May 6 has been found, according to Hawaii Island police.

Arthur Medina, 33, was found disoriented at 8 a.m. Thursday, May 8, in a lava field off the side of Highway 190 in Puuanahulu, about 1/8 of a mile south of Puu Waawaa Ranch, authorities said.

Police determined that Medina got into a single-car accident on Tuesday morning and apparently attempted to walk for help and became disoriented. Police had found his vehicle nearby Tuesday with damage from the crash.

Medina was taken to North Hawaii Community Hospital for treatment.

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