Honolulu police say the Kaneohe-bound lanes on the H-3 Freeway were closed Monday evening due to a multiple vehicle crash just before the Harano Tunnel.
The crash happened just before 5 p.m.
Police say one vehicle was on fire. A witness says a white van was on fire and had an acetylene bottle in it. The witness says there was a loud explosion, believed to be a fuel tank.
Three people were hospitalized in stable condition. Two other people refused treatment.
The freeway was reopened at around 9:42 p.m.
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