Traffic back to normal on Hawaii Belt Road 01-29-03

HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
SOUTH HILO PATROL DISTRICT
SERGEANT BURTON H. YAMAGUGHI
PHONE: 961-2311
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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