Aiea, HI – Car Crash on Wiliko St Leaves One Injured, Hundreds Without Power
August 26, 2022
Aiea, HI (August 25, 2022) – On Wednesday, August 24th 530 residents were temporarily without power after a car collided with a utility pole causing injuries to one of the vehicle’s occupants and power lines to be knocked down.
The accident took place at about 6:55 p.m. on Wiliko Street, between Olopana Street and Ulune Street, in Aiea. A passenger in the vehicle had to be extricated by the Honolulu Fire Department and was transported by Honolulu Emergency Medical Services with unspecified injuries.
According to Hawaiian Electric, roughly 530 customers were affected. Power was restored by 7:00 a.m. the following morning.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Passenger Injuries in Hawaii
In Hawaii, a lot of passenger accident claims show that the negligent driver at fault for the crash is a good friend or even related to the injured passenger.
Passengers who sustained severe injuries in a motor vehicle accident caused by a reckless or negligent driver are entitled to quality legal representation. After being injured in a collision, they have the same right to pursue a financial settlement for damages in a Hawaii personal injury claim as a driver.
According to Hawaii, passengers retain this entitlement even if the driver who was liable for the crash was the driver of the car in which they were riding.
To be awarded financial compensation for medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and other damages caused by the accident, the injured passenger will have to file a claim with the friend’s or relative’s auto insurance company.
If they choose not to do so, they will have no course of action for recovering money for their exorbitant medical bills, lost wages from being unable to work, and numerous other damages they could have collected under Hawaii law.
At Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner, we are fully committed to our client’s recovery and want your personal injury claim to move forward in the quickest and easiest way possible. If you were injured in an accident with a negligent driver, contact our Hawaii passenger injury lawyers today by calling (808) 537-2525. Schedule a no-obligation review of your potential claim to learn what legal options are available to you.
Notes: Our team of writers uses secondary sources such as news reports, and local and state police incident reports to create these posts. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this particular accident so if there is any information that is incorrect, please contact Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner right away so that we can update the post right away to reflect the most accurate information available.
Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene. None of the information in this post is intended to be legal advice or medical advice. If you are injured in an accident, seek medical assistance immediately.