Honoapiilani Highway reopens nearly 7 hours after accident - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Honoapiilani Highway reopens nearly 7 hours after accident

(Image: Maui 24/7) (Image: Maui 24/7)
(Image: Maui 24/7) (Image: Maui 24/7)
MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Maui police have reopened Honoapiilani Highway in both directions Monday evening after a traffic accident.

Emergency crews responded to the scene near milemarker nine just after 3 p.m.

The details of the accident are unclear, but Maui 24/7 told Hawaii News Now a driver involved was taken to a hospital where they later died. Hawaii News Now is waiting on confirmation from Maui police. 

Just before 10 p.m., MPD announced the road was reopened after a nearly 7-hour closure.

This story will be updated when official details become available.

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