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Traffic Delays Expected After Honoapiʻilani Accident

May 2, 2013, 2:18 PM HST
* Updated May 3, 6:37 AM
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Honoapiʻilani 5/2/13, Courtesy photo.

Honoapiʻilani 5/2/13, Courtesy photo “Scoops” via C. Bergson.

By Wendy Osher

(Posted: 1:56 p.m. 5/2/13)

Maui police have confirmed reports of a traffic accident on the pali section of the Honoapiʻilani Highway (Hwy 30) on the Lahaina side of the tunnel near mile marker-10.

The accident was reported at around 1:37 p.m., county officials said.

The vehicles involved were initially blocking the makai lane of travel, but shortly before 2 p.m., authorities said efforts were being made to move to the vehicles to the side.

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In the interim, traffic was being contra-flowed in the area, utilizing the mauka or mountain-side lane of travel for alternating traffic control.

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Authorities say there were injuries, the extent of which were not available at last report.

Motorists can expect delays.

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