A 15-minute delay on Highway 19 just outside of Pepe'ekeo in South Hilo due to a 2 vehicle accident.
Update at 11:20 am: Traffic Advisory upgraded to a Major Accident (with serious injuries). 2 people transported to Hilo Medical Center in Serious Condition. Awaiting tow trucks to arrive.
Traffic Advisory (South Hilo): 10:52 am - 2 vehicle (T-Bone Type) MVA with airbag deployment on Highway 19 north of Old Onomea Road. Vehicles off the roadway on the shoulder of the Hilo Bound Lane, HFD and HPD crews blocking the Hilo Bound Lane.
A report of a total of 4 patients on scene.
Vehicles described: Tan Ford Ranger Pickup and Green Subaru Forester
HPD Hilo Patrol units and HFD crews from the Central, Haihai, and Waiakea Fire Stations are en-route. Tow trucks are en-route.
Estimated time for normal traffic flow: 1 hour to 2 hours.