LIHUE — Kaumualii Highway west of Halfway Bridge is close in both directions until further notice while emergency personnel respond to a major traffic accident.
County spokeswoman Sarah Blane said in an email that the accident appeared to involve multiple vehicles and injuries, but no fatalities.
County officials are urging the public to avoid the area if at all possible. There is no estimate at this time on when the road will reopen.
Updates will be given as information becomes available.