Driver arrested after accident closes South Kihei Road for hours

KIHEI, Maui (HawaiiNewsNow) – Police arrested 20-year-old Jessica Brown of Kihei Tuesday for driving under the influence after they say she drove her car into a utility pole on South Kihei Road. The accident occurred at around 3:18 AM Tuesday morning and caused the road to be closed for almost nine hours.

Brown sustained minor injuries in the accident. No one else was injured.

Officers responding to the scene did not find Brown at the scene immediately after the accident, but arrested her later at her home. She was also arrested for driving with a suspended license.