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Menlo Park police pursue, arrest alleged hit-and-run driver

 

Menlo Park police arrested a 36-year-old driver Monday who police said failed to stop for a motorcycle officer, collided with another vehicle, and then fled on foot.

Kini Evaimalo of East Palo Alto was booked at San Mateo County jail on charges of felony hit-and-run, felony evading, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving with a suspended license.

Around noon on Monday, July 11, a Menlo Park motorcycle officer attempted to pull over the driver of a gold GMC Yukon SUV. The driver continued on Hamilton Avenue between Willow Road and Carlton, struck another vehicle and then fled on foot, police said.

A search led to the man's quick apprehension by the Menlo Park Narcotics Enforcement Team, police said.

Mr. Evaimalo, the officer and the driver of the other vehicle had minor, non-life-threatening injuries, police report.

Police ask that any witnesses to the incident call (650) 330-6300 or the anonymous tip line at (650) 330-6395.

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