DOT investigating road lighting after solo bike officer injured

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Department of Transportation is trying to figure out why a Honolulu Police Department officer was severely shocked by road lighting.

According to officials, the incident happened Sunday night on the H-1 freeway near the Honolulu International Airport.

The incident caused a major traffic back up in the area.

The 31-year-old officer reportedly touched some lighting that had live electricity running through it.

Officials say he was working to secure the road for APEC dignitaries.

The officer was transported to the hospital in serious condition, but was later upgraded to good condition,

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