Overturned semi-truck shuts down eastbound lanes on Nimitz Hwy. - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Overturned semi-truck shuts down eastbound lanes on Nimitz Hwy.

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MAPUNAPUNA (HawaiiNewsNow) -

All East bound lanes on Nimitz Highway are shut down at Peltier Avenue after a semi-truck overturned.

The accident happened after 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

Officials say container fell off of the truck, spilling its contents onto the roadway.

Crews are working to get the container upright and towed away.

Lanes could be closed for hours as a special crane is needed to remove the truck.

Traffic is being diverted onto Frontage Road to bypass the closure.

Drivers should expect delays and plan routes accordingly.

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