BRIEF: Honoapiilani OPEN Following Accident Near Launiupoko
By Wendy Osher
(Update: 10:55 a.m. 10/16/11)
Maui police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a vehicle and driver that fled the scene of a fatal collision early this morning with pedestrian near Launiupoko. Maui police say 19-year-old Failagi Vite Laloulu of Kahului died at the scene as a result of the crash. *** An update with details of the accident are posted at a new LINK.
(Update: 8:31 a.m. 10/16/11)
The Honoapiilani Highway (Hwy 30) is now open following a motor vehicle accident fronting Launiupoko Park in West Maui.
Maui police began rerouting traffic around the scene at 4:41 a.m. on Sunday, October 16, 2011.
Northbound traffic was diverted up Kai Hele Ku onto Haniu, then to Punakea, and down to the cane haul road. South bound traffic was rerouted onto a secondary cane haul road.
Police had cleared the accident and completed their investigation by 8:31 a.m.