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UPDATE: Kaloko Drive Open After Traffic Accident

February 7, 2016, 8:32 AM HST
* Updated February 7, 9:47 AM
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badge 123***Updated at 9:50 a.m.***

The Hawai’i Police Department says that Kaloko Drive is once again open following this morning’s vehicle accident that involved a utility pole.

***Originally posted at 8:32 a.m.***

The Hawai’i Police Department is asking motorists in Kailua-Kona to avoid Kaloko Drive because of a traffic accident.

HPD reported the incident just after 2:45 a.m. Sunday. The accident involved a vehicle and a utility pole, and caused electrical wires to fall in the area just above Kaloko Hills Drive.

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There are no alternate routes around the area, according to police, who expects the road to reopen early Sunday afternoon. Crews have been dispatched to the scene to make repairs.

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