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Highway 190 closed due to traffic accident, chemical spill

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KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Big Island police reports that Highway 190 or the Mamalahoa Highway in the area of the 16 mile mark approximately two miles South or Kona side of the Saddle Road junction is closed to all traffic due to a motor vehicle accident involving a tanker truck. 

Emergency Crews are on scene at this time.  It is unknown at this time when the highway will be reopened. 

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and to use alternate routes if possible.

Traffic is being detoured through Kaiminani Drive on the Kona side and the Waikoloa Road.

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