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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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 30, 2018

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