Traffic collision cause injuries, highway closure

KILAUEA — Kuhio Highway, south of Kalihiwai Bridge, was closed for roughly four hours Monday afternoon following a two-car crash that resulted in injuries.

The collision occurred shortly after noon, when a northbound Chevy SUV apparently crossed the center line and struck an oncoming Chevy pickup truck.

Firefighters extricated the 34-year-old male driver of the SUV from his vehicle. He was transported to Wilcox Hospital where he remained late Monday with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The female driver of the pickup, 45, and her 44-year-old female passenger, both of Lihue, were also injured and transported to Wilcox Hospital in stable condition.

Police closed the highway in both directions until about 4:20 p.m.

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