Critical traffic incident shut down Likelike Highway

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An incident on the Likelike Highway caused a major traffic back up late Wednesday night.

According to the Honolulu Police Department, at about 10:30 p.m. a man attempted to take his own life by hanging himself off the Kula Kolea Bridge.

The man fell into the town-bound lanes of the Likelike Highway. His girlfriend managed to pull him off the road, and he was not struck by any cars.

He was transported to the Queen's Medical Center in critical condition.

Honolulu police shut down the highway for about two hours as they performed their investigation.

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