Freeway Crash Kills Honolulu Police Officer

January 23, 2012

Police say a Honolulu, Hawaii officer died following a three-vehicle crash on the H-1 freeway in Aiea.

The crash occurred Saturday night as the officer’s car was on the side of the freeway behind another pickup truck, the Star-Advertiser reported

Emergency officials say a pickup truck struck the police car and the impact sent the crashing into the parked pickup.

They say a 41-year-old man and a woman were taken in serious condition to the Queen’s Medical Center. The woman was a passenger in the parked truck.

The pickup truck heavily damaged as it rolled over a couple of times, but the man was able to pull himself out of the truck and was sitting on the side of the road when emergency workers arrived.

The officer’s identity was not released, but police said he worked at the Wahiawa station.

Topics Auto Law Enforcement

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