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Update: Kamehameha highway reopened five hours after head on crash

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HALEIWA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Update: Kamehameha Highway reopened about 6:30 p.m., more than five hours after a head on collision that sent 7 people to the hospital.  Among the injured, a one-year old child.  The child was not seriously hurt.  Also injured, an off-duty Honolulu firefighter.  The 43-year old has several broken bones he is at the Queen's Medical Center in critical condition.

A head on collision on Kamehameha highway has closed the roads in both directions between Paalaa Uka, Pupukea road and Kaukonahua road.

Honolulu police officers are currently on the scene.

The conditions of those involved in the crash are unknown at this time.

Please stay tuned to Hawaii News Now as we follow this developing story.

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