Crash involving tractor-trailer closes highway in Waimea


A vehicle accident involving a tractor-trailer has closed Highway 19 at mile marker 55, in the vicinity of the Department of Hawaiian Homelands' West Hawaii Office in Waimea.

Police reported the road closure, near Iokua Place, about 7:45 a.m. The highway is closed in both directions and police do not know how long the closure will remain in effect.

Please use alternate routes.

A West Hawaii Today reporter is headed to the scene. West Hawaii Today will provide updates as it comes available.