HPD officer seriously injured in Kaneohe crash

HPD officer seriously injured in Kaneohe crash

KANEOHE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Honolulu police officer is in serious condition after being involved in a car accident on Tuesday.

The male officer and another police officer were driving in a marked police cruiser when they were responding to a reported burglary in Kaneohe.

The cruiser was speeding through a red light with the lights and siren on, when an SUV t-boned the cruiser at the intersection of Kamehameha and Likelike Highways.

The officer in the passenger's seat was rushed to the hospital in serious condition with injuries to his head and leg.

The other police officer and the driver of the vehicle were not injured in the crash.

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