Kauai multiple vehicle crash snarls traffic on Kuhio Highway

KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Six people, including four children, were taken to the hospital after a multiple vehicle accident happened on Kuhio Highway on Thursday, according to the Kauai County.

A County spokeswoman said a female driver -- who had four passengers ranging in age from 5 months to nine years old -- was driving north on Kuhio Highway at about 3 p.m. when it struck another vehicle that attempted to turn left out of Kauai Beach Drive onto the highway. The female driver of the vehicle that was turning left did not have any passengers at the time.

All six involved in the crash were taken to Wilcox Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Part of Kuhio Highway had been shut down, backing up traffic for miles.

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