TRAFFIC ALERT: Highway 19 on Big Island closed in both direction - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

TRAFFIC ALERT: Highway 19 on Big Island closed in both directions

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Source: Shane Turpin Source: Shane Turpin
HONOKAA, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Police on the Big Island closed Highway 19, also known as Hawaii Belt Road, in both directions Tuesday afternoon.

The closure was forced after a semi-truck overturned at mile-marker 42 shortly after 1 p.m.  Traffic is being diverted through Honokaa town. Police anticipate delays to last for a couple hours.

It is not known what caused the accident or if there are any injuries.

 

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