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.