Car fire shuts down westbound lanes of H-1 Freeway

Car fire causes full closure on H-1 freeway going west bound

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A car fire shut down westbound lanes of the H-1 Freeway in the Kalihi area late Monday.

Police said around 9:40 p.m., a sedan was engulfed in flames on the right shoulder lane, forcing officers to redirect traffic to the Houghtailing Street off-ramp.

All lanes were reopened by 10:20 p.m., but traffic was still slow moving for a while.

Hawaii News Now reached out to the Honolulu Fire Department, but has not received further details about what exactly happened. However, no injuries were reported.

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