VIDEO: Suspected DUI driver accused of killing CHP officer identified, charged with 2nd degree murder

HAYWARD (KRON) — Tuesday the California Highway Patrol identified and announced charges against the man accused of killing an on-duty officer while driving under the influence on Christmas Eve.

The driver, identified as 22-year-old Mohammed Ali of Hayward, crashed into 33-year-old Andrew Camilleri and his partner on Interstate 880 in Hayward just before midnight.

Ali told investigators that he was arguing with his wife before getting in the car and driving from Manteca to Hayward.

The court records claim Ali was driving approximately 120 mph the night of the crash.


He has been charged with the following:

  • Second-degree murder
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol
  • Driving under the influence of drugs
  • Causing bodily injury while under the influence
  • Speeding over 100 mph on a highway

Both officers were rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.

His partner, Jonathan Velasquez, was later released, but Camilleri, who was married with three kids, did not survive.

A memorial fund was set up in Camilleri’s honor.

Here are the formal documents listing the charges against Ali:

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