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Honolulu, HI – Auto Accident Ends in Injuries on H1 W near Waimalu Exit

March 23, 2023

Honolulu, HI (March 22, 2023) – Late on the night of March 22, a car crash was reported to officials in Honolulu County. Police and paramedics were sent to the crash scene at around 11:34 p.m. to help those involved. 

Reports show the incident took place on the H1 Freeway in the westbound lanes near the Waimalu Exit. Two or more cars collided for reasons still under investigation. 

Emergency responders rendered aid to those involved at the crash scene. Police and other rescue personnel were seen working in the area for some time after the incident happened. 

At this time, it remains unclear how many people sustained injuries in the accident. Authorities in Honolulu continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash. 

We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries. 

No further information has been reported at this time. 

Hawaii Car Accidents

 Honolulu, HI - Auto Accident Ends in Injuries on H1 W near Waimalu ExitEach day in the United States, more than 17,000 car accidents are reported. These collisions cause injuries for over 7,500 people and end the lives of more than 100 individuals daily. Yearly, the country sees roughly 6 million car crashes that injure over 3 million people and cut short the lives of approximately 40,000.

In Hawaii, a reported 10,000 car accidents take place per year, or around 30 per day. Auto collisions have become a leading cause of fatalities in America due to driver negligence. In the past decade, driver distraction has become the most common type of driver negligence seen in the US, causing hundreds of thousands of yearly accidents. 

Vehicle malfunctions, dangerous road conditions, and driver error are the most common reasons car crashes happen in the United States and throughout the state of Hawaii. However, negligent driving is the most prevalent cause, causing more than 92% of reported auto collisions each year. Drivers who choose to pay attention to their phones or anything other than the roadway while behind the wheel risk their own lives and put those around them at risk of severe injuries or even death every time they divert their attention from the road.

Being seriously hurt in a car crash can be a devastating experience. Depending on the nature and severity of your injuries, you may be stuck recovering in the hospital for a prolonged period of time, unable to work and make a living or see your friends and family. You may become anxious, depressed, or even experience extreme emotional consequences like PTSD due to going through such a challenging event.

If you or a loved one have recently been seriously hurt in a car accident caused by a negligent driver, you deserve to be able to recover without incident. This is why you should seek the assistance of a car crash lawyer in Honolulu who can help you file a personal injury claim for compensation. Financial compensation can help you pay for all of the costs that stem from your collision so you can focus on your mental and physical needs. 

At Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner, we are fully dedicated to helping you preserve your legal rights so you can get your life back on track as easily and quickly as possible after being injured in a negligently caused accident. You deserve all the help available to you during this trying time.  

Contact our personal injury lawyers in Honolulu as soon as you can to learn more about your right toward compensation. You can reach us at (808) 537-2525 to speak with a reputable lawyer about your claim. You can schedule a free case review to see how we can help you recover.  

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. 

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