Honolulu police have opened an attempted murder case after a male suspect struck an officer with his vehicle and fled the scene early Sunday morning in the Punchbowl area.
Officials say the suspect was stopped by patrol officers for driving a stolen vehicle in the Punchbowl area shortly before 2:20 a.m. The suspect reportedly struck an officer with his vehicle then fled on foot, according to HPD.
Emergency Medical Services transported a 30-year-old victim to the hospital in serious condition, after the two-vehicle collision.
Officials closed Lusitana Street in both directions between Iolani Avenue and Puowaina Drive for nearly two hours to conduct an investigation.