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Crash snarls traffic on Honoapiilani Highway

By Staff | May 9, 2013

UKUMEHAME – Maui Police reported that a collision involving multiple vehicles near the Ukumehame Firing Range forced the complete shut down of Honoapiilani Highway this morning.

The incident was reported at around 11:20 a.m. At around 2 p.m., Maui Police opened up one lane of Honoapiilani Highway for traffic contra flow. Traffic is still slow moving.

Officers were stationed at different areas in Lahaina, Maalaea and Kihei to let motorists know that the highway was closed up ahead.

Initial reports state that the crash may have caused a fatality, however that has not been confirmed at this time by traffic investigators.