HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
SOUTH HILO PATROL DISTRICT
SERGEANT BURTON H. YAMAGUGHI
JANUARY 29, 2003
MEDIA RELEASE UPDATE
Police have reopened Hawaii Belt Road (Route 19) to normal traffic after closing it for nearly an hour because a tanker truck struck the Papaikou highway overpass and overturned.
The accident, which occurred about 2 p.m. Wednesday (January 29, 2003) near Kalanianaole School, forced police to divert traffic around the town.
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