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Road worker seriously injured while putting cones down on Kalanianaole Highway

Traffic camera shows area where the worker fell Traffic camera shows area where the worker fell
HAWAII KAI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A road worker was seriously injured early Thursday while on the job placing safety cones on the road along Kalanianaole Highway, according to Emergency Medical Services officials.

EMS said the 59-year-old man suffered a leg injury after he apparently fell off a contracted road crew truck at around 5:40 a.m. He was taken to the Queen's Medical Center. 

Police had to close off several eastbound lanes as well as the HOV lane. They reopened all lanes at around 6:30 a.m.
 

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