Honolulu, HI - Major Car Accident on Nimitz Hwy near Waiakamilo Rd
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Honolulu, HI – Major Car Accident on Nimitz Hwy near Waiakamilo Rd

August 10, 2023

Honolulu, HI (August 10, 2023) – A car crash ended with a vehicle overturned in Honolulu on the evening of August 10. At around 11:35 p.m., emergency responders went to the scene of the incident to help those involved. 

Reports show the crash happened when a vehicle rolled over under circumstances that remain unclear at this time. At least one person was seen with injuries at the crash scene. They were taken to the hospital by ambulance to receive further medical care as necessary.

The incident occurred on the Nimitz Highway near the intersection with Waiakamilo Road. The Hawaii Police Department directed traffic around the scene while emergency crews were present in the area. Local motorists were forced to use alternate routes for the time being, causing significant traffic delays in the area.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim in hopes of a full recovery.

Hawaii Car Accidents

In the United States, more than 40,000 individuals end up losing their lives yearly in auto accidents. The majority of auto collisions occur due to the actions of negligent drivers. Especially in the past ten years, negligent driving has become a problematic issue across the nation. This is mostly due to the fact that most individuals cannot go even a few minutes without checking their cell phones. Despite the fact that they may be behind the wheel of a moving vehicle, they still feel the need to peek at their phone screens, which can prove to be dangerous or even deadly for them and everyone they encounter on the road.

When a car crash occurs due to the actions of a negligent driver, anyone who is injured in that crash is most likely eligible to collect financial compensation for their injuries and losses. Several different damages are available for financial compensation when you work with a lawyer who can help you recover. Things like medical bills, vehicle repairs, lost wages, emotional turmoil, pain, suffering, loss of life enjoyment, and more are able to be compensated for when you work with a lawyer who can help you file a personal injury claim. If the worst has happened, and someone has lost their life, their family members are able to file a wrongful death claim for financial compensation as well.

Sustaining a serious injury in a car accident can be a devastating experience, no matter how it happened. You may be stuck recovering in the hospital, suffering from painful injuries while you worry about how you will cover the costs related to your accident. You may be facing lost wages, vehicle repairs or replacement, and more. A car crash lawyer in Hawaii can help you collect compensation for these damages and more. Even non-economic damages, such as pain and suffering and emotional turmoil, are eligible for financial compensation.

Call the law office of Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner at 808-537-2525 to find out how we can add you to your financial recovery after you have lost someone you love because of driver negligence.

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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