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

Overturned semi-truck shuts down eastbound lanes on Nimitz Hwy.
Image: Honolulu City & County Traffic Cameras
Image: Honolulu City & County Traffic Cameras
(Image: Cindy Maraschino/Facebook)
(Image: Cindy Maraschino/Facebook)

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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