News: Honolulu police officer critically injured after being struck by vehicle

Glenn Honda | |

HONOLULU, HI -The Honolulu Police Department released details of an accident that left one of its veteran police officers critically injured.

According to Hawaii News Now, the victim was identified as 46-year-old Felix Gasman, who has spent 15 years with the department.

The incident happened shortly before midnight Sunday while Officer Gasman was conducting traffic control on the H-3 Freeway.  Investigators said a driver swerved to avoid a vehicle stopped in the roadway, and one of the vehicles ended up hitting the officer.  He was pinned between two vehicles and suffered extensive injuries.

Officer Gasman was taken to the hospital in critical condition but his condition was upgraded Tuesday to serious.  The driver was not injured and stayed at the scene.

Police are reviewing body camera video of the incident as part of their investigation.  It is not believed that speed, drugs or alcohol contributed to the accident.

The H-3 Freeway was closed in both directions while the scene was being cleared and investigated.

Have you been injured after being struck by a vehicle on the roadways of Honolulu? If so, our Hawaii pedestrian accident attorneys at Recovery Law Center would like to discuss your case with you. We will fight tirelessly on your behalf to obtain compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Give us a call at (808) 427-3088 or visit our contact page to schedule a free consultation regarding your case.

Glenn T. Honda

For over 29 years, attorney Glenn Honda has helped people injured in accidents throughout Hawaii get the best outcome for their case, whether it’s maximizing their settlement, or balancing costs and risks vs. putting the whole experience behind them. As the founding attorney of the Recovery Law Center, he is passionate about helping his clients with their physical, emotional and financial recovery. Mr. Honda will fight to get you coverage for your medical bills, lost wages, damaged property and other costs related to your accident.


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