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UPDATE: Overturned Truck Causes Road Closure

May 27, 2015, 11:44 AM HST
* Updated May 27, 4:04 PM
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*** Updated at 3:57 p.m. to include information from the Hawai’i Police Department. ***

The intersection of Queen Ka’ahumanu Highway and Kawaihae Road has been reopened, according to the Hawai’i Police Department.

*** Original story posted at 11:44 a.m.***

The Hawai’i Police Department says a traffic accident at the intersection of Queen Ka’ahumanu Highway and Kawaihae Road has led to the closure of the intersection.

Just after 10 a.m. Wednesday, authorities announced the closure of the road after what bystanders say appears to be the trailer of a heavy duty truck overturned while turning.

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No additional information was available at the time of press. Stay with BigIslandNow.com as we continue to follow the incident.

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