Honolulu, HI - Fatal Auto Accident on H-1 Fwy near Aiea Off-ramp
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Honolulu, HI – Fatal Auto Accident on H-1 Fwy near Aiea Off-ramp

August 8, 2023

Honolulu, HI (August 8, 2023) – The Honolulu Police Department is currently investigating a collision that occurred in Honolulu that took one life. A man was killed in a crash that happened on Monday, August 7. 

The accident occurred on the H-1 Freeway near the Aiea off-ramp. A bystander told responders at the scene that the victim, a man, age 46, was working on his car when a female driver, age 56, veered off and rear-ended his vehicle. The impact pushed the man’s car into him, sources said. 

The male victim was transported to the hospital in critical condition where he later lost his life due to the extent of his injuries. Police issued closures in the area in order to investigate the circumstances of the accident and render aid at the scene. 

According to information provided by Honolulu Emergency Medical Services, the collision occurred in the shoulder lane of the freeway at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Monday. 

At this time, no one involved has been identified. Police in Honolulu continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Hawaii Vehicle Collisions

In 2021, the Hawaii Department of Transportation found that 94 traffic-related deaths took place in Hawaii. These numbers are lower than the 108 deaths that occurred in 2019, but they are up from 2020, which saw a total of 85 traffic-related crashes. However, traffic accident deaths across the United States continue to happen more frequently. The main reason traffic-accident deaths happened in Hawaii in 2021 were speeding, drunk driving, and distracted driving. Preliminary data indicate that the trend was still apparent in 2022, with the majority of the 16 deaths happening in January.

The ideal car accident lawyer would be familiar with the relevant Hawaii traffic laws, rules, and regulations relevant to your case. They will investigate all possibilities to ensure you obtain the most optimal outcome possible, given the circumstances of your situation. Additionally, they will conduct a thorough investigation of your accident, gather important data, identify the responsible party, contact the relevant insurance companies, develop a working legal strategy, figure out your damages, determine compensation, and develop a successful personal injury claim on your behalf. Every loss you suffer must be accurately and completely accounted for with the help of your attorney.

In Hawaii, car crashes happen for numerous reasons. Disobeying current traffic laws, driving while drunk or high, texting while driving, and operating a vehicle on poorly maintained roads are some probable causes of accidents. You have the legal right to seek out and hire the services of the best attorney in the area who specializes in representing individuals who have been injured in car crashes if you or a loved one has been hurt.

If you are considering filing a claim for compensation, you should have an experienced Hawaii car crash lawyer assess the strength of your claim. The perseverance of the attorneys at Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner has helped many crash victims secure the maximum financial compensation they require to recover fully. We will do everything we can to help you get through this difficult time and return to your normal life.

Call 808-537-2525 to speak with an experienced attorney if you were hurt as a result of another person’s negligent actions.

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 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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