Highway 19 Collision Closes Road for Several Hours

A motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles closed Highway 19 in the area of the 19-mile marker in Pepeekeo for several hours on Monday morning.

Hawai`i County Fire Department officials say crews arrived on scene at 5:42 a.m. to find individuals with serious injuries, including one person pinned in a vehicle.

Rescue personnel extricated the individual from the vehicle who suffered from life threatening injuries.

Additional details were not immediately available.

The roadway has been reopened.

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