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Overturned Semi Truck Mokulele Hwy Near Kings Cathedral UPDATE

May 13, 2011, 8:53 AM HST
* Updated May 13, 7:15 PM
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(Update:  10:35 a.m. 5/13/11: Mokulele Highway is now open in both directions.)

(Update: Editor’s Note, 9.40 a.m.: Northbound traffic on Mokulele Hwy is being diverted to streets by Home Depot/Walmart. Expect significant delays in Kahului.)

By Wendy Osher

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Traffic backed up on Mokulele Hwy. Photo by David Kvasnicka.

(Posted: 8:45 a.m. 5/13/11)

Motorists traveling in Central Maui are advised of a motor vehicle accident on the Mokulele Highway in Kahului.


Authorities say there is an overturned semi-truck blocking traffic on the highway fronting Kings Cathedral.


Crews are working to clean fuel from the roadway.  Authorities have temporarily closed traffic in both directions in the area and are diverting motorists using alternate roads.

At 8:45 a.m., Maui Police closed the Mokulele Highway (311) between the Kuihelani Highway (380) and Hookele Street.

Motorists can expect delays in their commute.

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The Dairy Rd/Mokulele Hwy intersection has been closed by police. Photo by David Kvasnicka

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