Critical truck crash closes lanes of Farrington Hwy. in Nanakuli

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NANAKULI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A critical truck crash closed several lanes on Farrington Highway in Nanakuli, causing major gridlock during the morning commute.

The crash happened around 1:20 a.m. on Farrington Highway, between Maaloa Road and Lualualei Naval Road.

Two men were injured after the truck slammed into a utility pole, Emergency Medical Services said.

According to EMS, a 30-year-old man was thrown from the truck and critically injured. The 21-year-old man, who was driving the truck, was also taken to the hospital in serious condition.

Police shut down several lanes on Farrington Highway, causing a major slowdown. They have since reopened most lanes as of 8:30 a.m.

The Hawaiian Electric Company said nine customers are without power due to the crash.

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash.

This story will be updated. 

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