POSTED: 10:43 a.m. HST, Nov 7, 2010
An early-morning collision between a sedan and a tanker truck carrying fuel on the Big Island forced the temporary closure of Highway 19 between mile markers 11 and 12 this morning, firefighters said.
The three people involved were uninjured in the crash, which was reported at 2:12 a.m. today, firefighters said.
The sedan was left with moderate damage and the Kuwaye Trucking tanker truck had minor damage to the diesel tank and piping.
Firefighters contained a subsequent spill.