3 injured after accident on Big Island

Hawaii County Fire Department

Three people were injured after an accident in Honokaa on the Big Island.

The accident happened just before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday on the Highway 19 near the intersection of the Highway 240.

According to Hawaii Island Fire Department officials, crews found an overturned tractor-trailer and a sedan with significant front-end damage.

Three people were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Big Island police closed the highway while crews removed both vehicles.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.


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