Kamehameha Highway closed in Laie as crews repair damaged utility poles

Kamehameha Highway closed in Laie as crews repair damaged utility poles

NORTH SHORE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Kamehameha Highway is closed in both direction on the North Shore following an Sunday morning  traffic accident that damaged several utility poles.

HECO says, traffic is being rerouted in between Laie Shopping Center and Naniloa Loop.

Police say, no one was hurt seriously in the crash that happened around 12:30 a.m. Saturday on Kamehameha Highway.

159 HECO customers were without power as crews worked to complete repairs on three poles, but their power has since been restored.

Repair work is expected to last until 6 p.m., according to HECO officials.

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