Vehicle crash closes portion of Kuhio Hwy. on Kauai - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Vehicle crash closes portion of Kuhio Hwy. on Kauai

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WAILUA, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The southbound lanes of Kuhio Highway on Kauai were closed for about 30 minutes on Tuesday morning following a two-vehicle crash, according to police.

Police said a SUV attempted to turn into the road leading into the Wailua Marina at around 7:30 a.m. when a car traveling southbound struck the SUV, causing it to flip onto its side.

First responders were able to pull the 66-year-old driver out of the SUV. She did not suffer any major injuries.

The 17-year-old driver of the car and his 14-year-old passenger also reported no major injuries. However, all individuals were checked by medics at the scene.

All lanes of traffic were reopened at approximately 8 a.m.

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