(BIVN) – The Hawaiʻi Police Department closed Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway in both directions north of Kona Airport and south of Four Seasons and Kukio Resort area from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, in order to conduct further investigation into a traffic fatality that occurred earlier this month.
On November 10, 35-year-old Cassandra Lynn Ellis was killed in a two-car crash on Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway. Two 15-year-old children also suffered injuries.
During Monday’s investigation, according to Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense:
- Access on Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway from the south will only be north up to the Kona International Airport.
- Access on Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway from the north will only be south up to the Four Seasons and Kukio Resort and Golf Course.
- Again, this closure will take place today between 1:30 to 3:30 this afternoon.
- Motorists are asked to drive with caution, take alternate routes, and plan additional time for your travels.