HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Honolulu Police Department opened an attempted murder investigation in Aiea on Saturday evening.

According to HPD, they were called to reports of a verbal argument that escalated into a violent situation. The argument was between a 34-year-old man and a 43-year-old woman.

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Police said the male suspect got so heated that he allegedly got into his vehicle and drove directly into the female victim.

As a result of being struck by the car, the woman was thrown over the vehicle and landed on the asphalt.

HPD said the suspect fled the scene but by a few hours later officers were able to locate him with his vehicle. He was subsequently arrested for attempted murder in the second degree and the vehicle was towed for evidence.

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Police are investigating.