Man arrested in connection with H-1 Freeway stabbing

Man arrested in connection with H-1 Freeway stabbing
Police investigate freeway stabbing that left a man, 24, in serious condition (Source: Hawaii News Now)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police have arrested a man in connection with a freeway stabbing that caused a traffic backup late Sunday.

The crime happened on the H-1 Freeway westbound near the Palama off-ramp.

Emergency Medical Services said a 24-year-old man was stabbed in his lower torso. The victim was hospitalized in serious condition.

Police arrested 37-year-old Jonathan Oie on suspicion of second-degree assault and the use of a switchblade knife.

Oie has since been released pending investigation.

Police closed two left lanes of traffic for the investigation until 8:30 p.m. It’s not known how the stabbing started.

This story will be updated.

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