Route 190 reopened after chemical spill in West Hawaii

Published On: Apr 17 2014 10:12:00 PM HST

Big Island police say Route 190 was closed at the 15-mile marker due to a chemical spill Thursday afternoon.

The closure was announced just before 4 p.m.  A tanker type of vehicle overturned, according to police.

Traffic was being detoured through Kaiminani Drive and Waikoloa Road, according to police.

Route 190 was opened back up around 9:35 p.m.

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