Car crashes into utility pole; Kalaeloa Blvd closed during repairs

KAPOLEI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police closed lanes of Kalaeloa Boulevard in the vicinity of Malakole Street on Thursday after a car crashed into a utility pole.

As repairs continue on the damaged pole, the far right lanes on Kalaeloa Boulevard have been closed, and the townbound lanes are being contraflowed.

The vehicle crashed into the pole sometime after 8 p.m. Thursday night near the Campbell Industrial Park area, between Malakole Street and Kapolei Boulevard.

Crews are still working to replace the damaged pole, and estimate repairs could last until 10 a.m. Friday morning.

150 customers were initially without power due to the damaged utility pole, but power had been restored to all customers by about 1:30 a.m. on Friday.

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