All lanes of Nimitz Hwy. reopened following accident near Sand I - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

All lanes of Nimitz Hwy. reopened following accident near Sand Island

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SAND ISLAND, OAHU (HAWAIINEWSNOW) -

All lanes of Nimitz Highway near Sand Island have been reopened Thursday morning after a vehicle accident blocked the area for almost two hours during the morning commute.

The accident happened around 6:45 a.m., closing two eastbound lanes and causing a major traffic jam on the airport viaduct.

Emergency Medical Services said a man in his 50s suffered some sort of medical emergency and was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

Further details have not been released.

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