TRAFFIC ALERT: Downed utility pole closes Napoopoo Rd. in South - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

TRAFFIC ALERT: Downed utility pole closes Napoopoo Rd. in South Kona

Hawaii Island (Image: Hawaii News Now/File) Hawaii Island (Image: Hawaii News Now/File)
KONA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A downed utility pole has shut down Napoopoo Road near Kahau Place in South Kona on Monday morning, according to the Hawaii Police Department.

Police said the downed utility pole is the result of a traffic accident.

Those wanting to get to Highway 11 or Kealakekua Bay are urged to take Keala O Keawe Road as an alternate route.

The Hawaii Electric Light Company has responded, but the closure is expected to last until noon.

Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly