Driver escapes with minor injuries after dump truck rolls off cliff

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The driver of a dump truck escaped with minor injuries after officials say he jumped out before the truck rolled off the side of a cliff on Pali Highway near Kapena Falls.

Honolulu Fire Department officials say it happened around 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

They say failing truck brakes were the cause of the crash. Officials say the driver attempted to put on the parking brake and pull into a lookout area. Officials say the truck was traveling approximately 10 mph when it struck a rock wall before rolling over the cliff into a ravine.

No other injuries were reported.

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