A traffic accident shortly before 5 a.m. today closed Hana Highway in both directions near Ulumalu Road (Mile Marker 15). Maui Police report the incident resulted in a sheared utility pole. Traffic has been restored as of 6:28 a.m. Maui Electric Crews arrived on scene about 40 minutes after the accident and have restored power to customers in Haiku, Peahi and surrounding areas.
Police have not released further details on the accident regarding cause or the extent of any injuries. The accident was first reported by WauiWatch followers on #wreckitwednesday.