Officer Andrew Joseph Camilleri, Sr.

Officer Andrew Joseph Camilleri, Sr.

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Sunday, December 24, 2017

Andrew Joseph Camilleri, Sr.

Officer Andrew Camilleri was killed when his patrol car was struck by a drunk driver on I-880, near Route 92, in Hayward.

He and his partner were parked on the shoulder the freeway when the vehicle struck the rear of their patrol car at a high rate of speed shortly before midnight. Officer Camilleri, who was in the passenger seat, suffered fatal injuries in the collision. His partner was treated and released from a local hospital.

The driver who struck them was also injured and faces numerous charges pending his release from the hospital.

Officer Camilleri had served with the California Highway Patrol for 16 months. He is survived by his wife, daughter, two sons, parents, brother, and sister.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour 1 year, 4 months
  • Badge 21653

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender In custody

drunk driver

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Officer Camilleri,
I was one of the first assisting officers on scene. I was with you until the bitter end. Chistmas Eve will forever remind me of you and your family. Travel well, I will see you on the other side.

Officer Mark Starr
Hayward Police

September 30, 2018

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