Early morning crash results in downed lines, closure of Kamehameha Highway

Early morning crash results in downed lines, closure of Kamehameha Highway
Crews worked to clear the scene of the crash in Kahuku. (Source: NOEL PORTUGAL)

KAHUKU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) -An early morning crash in Kahuku has led to the closure of Kamehameha Highway. Crews are working to fix power poles that came crashing down as a result.

The closure was located near 56-225 Kamehameha Highway. HPD sent out a public alert about the crash just after 3 a.m.

For most of the morning, it was closed in both directions. Just before 11 a.m., HECO said one lane was closed. Traffic was being contraflowed.

At one point, roughly 850 were without power. Most customers have since regained electricity.

Work is ongoing into the afternoon.

This story may be updated.

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