HONOLULU (KHON2) — Police are investigating a crash involving a semi-truck and a trailer that happened on the Big Island in South Kohala which prompted Waikoloa Road to close.
According to police, a 2008 Kenworth semi-truck and trailer were driving eastbound when the trailer overturned and dragged the semi-truck with it.
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During the accident, the trailer also hit a 2013 Ford pickup truck which was stopped on the shoulder at the time.
A 23-year-old was driving the semi-truck and was able to get out of the vehicle on his own with no known injuries.
The driver of the pickup truck, a 39-year-old man also was able to avoid any injuries.
A portion of Waikoloa Road closed around 7:12 p.m. and reopened around 8:22 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6.
Police are asking the public to contact Officer Cacique Melendez if you witnessed the crash at (808) 887-3080 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at (808)-961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.
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Police do not suspect that drugs, alcohol or speeding was a factor in the crash.