Update 2:30 p.m.: N. Kihei Road reopens following accident

North Kihei Road has reopened to traffic following a motor vehicle accident earlier today, Maui police announced at 2:15 p.m.

Police had shut down the road shortly before 11 a.m. to investigate an accident that injured at least one person, police spokesman Lt. Gregg Okamoto said.

The department said on its Facebook page that traffic was still backed up and asked motorists to be patient.