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Downed pole snarls Nimitz Highway rush-hour traffic

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
    A downed utility pole blocked two of three westbound traffic lanes of Nimitz Highway at Bishop St., causing a traffic backup during rush hour Friday afternoon.
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Rush-hour traffic in the downtown area slowed to a crawl on Friday after a traffic collision resulted in a downed light pole on Nimitz Highway.

According to witnesses, a tour bus collided with a pick-up truck, causing the truck to strike the light pole.

The incident occurred around 3:15 p.m. at the intersection of Nimitz Highway and Bishop Street.

No injuries were reported.

Two Ewa-bound lanes of the highway were closed for more than two hours while the pole was removed.

 

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