NUUANU, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Honolulu Police Department has launched an attempted murder investigation Thursday following an assault on a taxi driver that led to a crash.
Police said the incident happened around 3 a.m.
The suspect, 21-year-old Ratana Taito, allegedly assaulted the 56-year-old driver while in the cab. The vehicle then crashed.
No one was seriously hurt, authorities said.
Taito was arrested near Nuuanu Avenue and Pauoa Road around 4:10 a.m. He was taken into custody on suspicion of second-degree attempted murder.