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Honolulu, HI – Head-On Crash Injures Two on Kamehameha Hwy

October 29, 2022

Honolulu, HI (October 29, 2022) – Two people were seriously injured during a head-on collision on Kamehameha Highway in Honolulu on Friday, October 28th.  

The crash took place at Kipapa Gulch at about 7:00 p.m.  

Emergency Medical Services responded to reports of the driver of a northbound, mid-sized truck lost control of the vehicle and plowed into an oncoming sedan.

The truck’s driver, a 29-year-old male, managed to extricate himself and was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. 

The driver of the sedan, a man in his 60s, had to be extricated by emergency crews. He received on-site treatment from paramedics and was then transported to a hospital in serious condition.

The northbound lanes of Kamehameha Highway were shut down from Lanikuhana Avenue and Ka Uka Boulevard.  

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Vehicle Accidents in Hawaii

Honolulu, HI - Head-On Crash Injures Two on Kamehameha Hwy

Negligent driver conduct places countless people in danger, including cyclists, pedestrians, and other drivers. Car accidents happen for various reasons. On rare occasions, no one is at fault. More often than not, however, an accident is caused by an irresponsible driver.

When the person behind the wheel of a potentially lethal vehicle is careless or inattentive for even a split second, the chances of them taking a life or leaving a victim catastrophically injured are extremely high.  

Some examples of negligence include:

  • Drivers not focused on the road
  • Drivers who are drunk 
  • Reckless or unlawful drivers
  • Poorly maintained vehicles
  • Badly designed intersections and roadways

If you were hurt in a motor vehicle accident caused by another’s negligence, it is important that you reach out to a reputable Hawaii personal injury lawyer who knows what you and your family are going through.  

Not only are accident victims forced to live with pain and suffering on a daily basis, but they also face rapidly accumulating medical bills while being unable to work. If you were hurt due to the carelessness of another driver, you are most likely entitled to pursue a personal injury case against the person responsible. 

Having an experienced and aggressive advocator on your side will ensure you receive full financial compensation for your injuries. Our Hawaii car accident attorneys have extensive experience in handling these kinds of cases and are ready to guide you through the process.

We are dedicated to helping our clients recover in the quickest and most comfortable way possible. If you were hurt in an accident caused by a negligent driver, contact our Hawaii vehicle injury lawyers today by calling (808) 537-2525. Schedule a free, confidential 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. 

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