Honolulu, HI – Bicyclist Hospitalized in Hit-and-Run at Beretania & Fort Sts
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Honolulu, HI – Bicyclist Hospitalized in Hit-and-Run at Beretania & Fort Sts

June 9, 2024

Honolulu, HI (June 9, 2024) – A bicyclist was seriously injured in a hit-and-run collision involving a motorcyclist on Thursday evening, according to officers with the Honolulu Police Department, who are handling the ongoing inquiry into the incident.

The crash occurred at about 5:15 p.m., at the intersection of South Beretania Street and Fort Street. The HPD Traffic Division said that an unidentified motorcyclist was traveling westbound on South Beretania Street at a high rate of speed when he collided with an adult male bicyclist. Following the collision, the motorcyclist fled the scene on foot without stopping to render aid or provide information. EMS units transported the bicyclist to a nearby hospital in serious condition. However, no further details were released, and the HPD is asking anyone with information about the incident to contact the Traffic Division.

Our thoughts are with the injured man and his loved ones in hopes of his full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Hawaii

In Hawaii, authorities report that a significant number of individuals lose their lives as a result of motor vehicle accidents yearly. Tragically, these accidents are typically a result of drivers who fail to follow traffic laws. When it comes to drivers being distracted, texting and driving is becoming a serious problem in the United States, causing millions of accidents and injuries per year. In 2022, over 7,000 pedestrians lost their lives in car accidents across the country. The majority of these collisions were caused by careless drivers.

Pedestrians are more likely to suffer severe and fatal injuries and accidents because they do not have protection during accidents. As a result, they suffer significant trauma to the head, internal organ injuries, and other injuries that can ultimately take their lives. The sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one due to a fatal collision can be incredibly difficult to deal with. Unfortunately, we see countless accidents take place right here in Hawaii, leaving families to deal with overwhelming consequences.

If you have lost a loved one due to a fatal pedestrian crash, your family has the ability to take legal action against the responsible party. It is vital that you seek representation from a Hawaii pedestrian accident lawyer right away. An attorney can help your family protect your rights and get justice while holding the negligent party to account.

At Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner, we understand the pain and suffering that comes with losing a loved one due to someone else’s negligence. That is why our dedicated team of attorneys is committed to fighting for justice on behalf of our clients and providing them with closure during this difficult time. With our experience and resources, our knowledgeable Honolulu wrongful death lawyers are prepared to handle even the most complex cases involving motor vehicle crashes caused by careless drivers. If you have lost a family member in a fatal pedestrian accident, please contact our personal injury law firm by calling 808-537-2525 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation. We are here to protect your rights and help you get the justice you deserve. Let us be your advocate in seeking justice for your loved one’s untimely passing.

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 incorrect information, please, contact Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner right away so that we can update the post 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. 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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