Updated at 1:16 p.m., Thursday, January 17, 2008
Child’s death shuts H-1 from Kapiolani
Police have shut down the H-1 Freeway west-bound from the Vineyard off-ramp and are redirecting traffic to investigate the death of an infant on the freeway.
Police are investigating reports that a man threw a 2 1/2-year-old boy off a pedestrian walkway in the area. The pedestrian overpass is also closed.
A suspect has been taken into custody. Witnesses at the scene of the arrest, on Prospect Street, said the suspect appeared to be in his 20s, and was wearing medical scrubs, with the pants cut off as shorts.
Police have shut the freeway at Kapiolani Boulevard.
Additional details were not immediately available.
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pray for this family…