HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A semi-truck overturned on the H-1 Freeway Monday afternoon spilling tons of hot asphalt onto the roadway, closing three westbound lanes.
The accident happened around 2 p.m. near the Aiea Heights and the Kaamilo overpass. All lanes were reopened around 5:30 p.m.
Police tell Hawaii News Now that the driver reported a problem with the rear tires when the truck flipped. The semi was carrying about 20 tons of hot asphalt which spilled onto the roadway.