26 December, 2017
Both Officer Camilleri and his partner were injured and taken to a hospital were Camilleri later died, according to California Highway Patrol. He suffered injuries, but was treated and released from the hospital.
Officers reacted in the blink of an eye before midnight to reports of an impact in the southbound paths of Interstate-880 only north of Highway 92 including a red auto and a CHP vehicle, Bay Area TV channel KPIX detailed.
"Andrew was a great man who loved his job and loved his family" said CHP Captain Tim Pearson.
"We come to you with broken hearts and also anger - not just because we've lost one of our own", Sanchez said.
Camilleri had been with the CHP for a year and four months.More news: Atletico Madrid file case against Barcelona with Federation Internationale de Football Association over Antoine Griezmann approach
Sanchez said the driver was coming home from a party, where "he had obviously had too much to drink and maybe too much to smoke".
Camilleri is survived by his wife, Rosanna, and their three children, his parents and his brother and sister.
He was married with three kids, CHP said in a press conference. Governor Brown's statement on death of CHP officer: "Anne and I are deeply saddened to learn of the tragic loss of Officer Camilleri, who died yesterday while working to keep our communities safe".
Banners at the Capitol will be flown at half-staff in the fallen officer's respect, as indicated by an announcement from Gov.
A Hayward CHP officer killed by suspected impaired driver over the weekend.