KAPAA — Both lanes of Kuhio Highway in the vicinity of Pono Kai Resort and Kauwila Street in Kapaa are closed following a single-car crash at about 9 this morning
Kauai County is advising people to avoid the area if possible.
Northbound traffic is being diverted onto Inia Street, and southbound traffic is being diverted onto Kauwila Street then onto Ulu Street.
Witnesses reported the car was traveling at a high speed when a vehicle sideswiped a telephone pole.
Kauai Island Utility Cooperative says the highway could be closed through the afternoon.
This story will be updated as new information becomes available.