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Honolulu, HI – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on N King St near Robello Ln

December 18, 2022

Honolulu, HI (December 17, 2022) – A pedestrian was killed after they were hit by a car on Friday night in Kalihi. The crash took place at approximately 8:30 p.m. Friday, December 16.

Multiple responders were sent to the site of the crash to render aid The wreck happened on North King Street near Robello Lane. Police in Honolulu reported that a 76-year-old man was driving a red Corvette headed west on North King Street when he struck a male pedestrian.

The identity of the pedestrian has not been reported at this time. Authorities in Honolulu are working to determine the cause of the incident.

Sadly, the injured victim lost their life in the accident.

Delays in traffic ensued near the scene while responders worked in the area. Police asked local drivers to use different routes while the roadway was blocked by emergency vehicles and personnel.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim.

Hawaii Auto Accidents

In the United States, drivers who act negligently often cause pedestrian crashes. Driver distraction is one of the main reasons these collisions happen. Texting and driving is a huge issue in the United States and has become more problematic in the past decade or so. During the year 2020, more than 7,000 pedestrians lost their lives in traffic accidents. In the past decade, pedestrian accidents have risen by approximately 54% in the United States.

Due to traveling with little or no protection at all, pedestrians usually suffer more severe injuries than other people involved in traffic accidents. Over 50% of the time, pedestrians sustain injuries that are severe or even fatal when they’re involved in traffic collisions.

Pedestrian collisions happen for a multitude of different reasons. Driver negligence is the main cause of these accidents, as previously mentioned. When you or someone you love is hurt in a pedestrian crash, having an experienced and aggressive attorney on your side will help protect your legal rights and get you the compensation you deserve.

Unlawful and negligent driver behaviors put numerous people in danger in the United States, especially pedestrians and cyclists. When the person operating a potentially deadly vehicle is careless or inattentive for even a moment, the chances of them causing someone to become seriously injured or taking a life are unfortunately extremely likely.

Some examples of negligence that lead to pedestrian collisions include intoxicated driving, poorly maintained vehicles, distracted driving, reckless driving, and badly designed or poorly maintained intersections and roadways.

If you lost a loved one in a pedestrian crash caused by the negligence of another person, you deserve to be able to focus on your own emotional well-being, and that of your family members, and you should be able to properly grieve. Contact a wrongful death lawyer in Hawaii who can help you get through this.

At the law office of Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner, we are completely focused on the full and fair recovery of our clients in the fastest and most seamless way possible. If someone you love died due to the actions of a negligent driver,  contact our wrongful death attorneys in Honolulu today by calling (808) 537-2525. Schedule a free and confidential assessment of your potential case to find out 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. 

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