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Man, 27, seriously injured after 18-wheeler crashes on H-1 eastbound in Aiea

  • COURTESY HONOLULU.GOV
                                Three lanes of eastbound H-1 traffic near the Aiea Heights overpass were closed this morning after an accident involving and an 18-wheeler truck. This Honolulu traffic camera photo shows crews still working on the site this afternoon.

    COURTESY HONOLULU.GOV

    Three lanes of eastbound H-1 traffic near the Aiea Heights overpass were closed this morning after an accident involving and an 18-wheeler truck. This Honolulu traffic camera photo shows crews still working on the site this afternoon.

  • MICHELLE RAMOS / MRAMOS@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Traffic on the H-1 eastbound was backed up to Waikele this afternoon after an 18-wheeler crash left a man in serious condition and police closed the three right H-1 eastbound lanes in the area.

    MICHELLE RAMOS / MRAMOS@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Traffic on the H-1 eastbound was backed up to Waikele this afternoon after an 18-wheeler crash left a man in serious condition and police closed the three right H-1 eastbound lanes in the area.

A 27-year-old driver was seriously injured today after he lost control of an 18-wheeler truck on H-1 eastbound before the Aiea off-ramps.

The accident occurred around 9:50 a.m. when the driver lost control of the truck and struck multiple vehicles before hitting a guardrail, according to Emergency Medical Services.

The man was ejected from the vehicle and sustained injuries to his head and legs, according to EMS. No other injuries were reported.

Police closed the three right lanes of the H-1 eastbound in the area. They are now back open as of 2:15 p.m. Traffic on H-1 and surrounding surface roads was still backed up through Waikele well into the afternoon.

Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.

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