Honolulu, HI – Major Car Accident on Pali Hwy near Pali Tunnels
April 29, 2023
Honolulu, HI (April 29, 2023) – A car crash happened in Honolulu on the morning of April 29. At around 11:30 a.m., emergency responders were sent to the scene to render aid and investigate.
Police and paramedics, along with fire crews, were seen helping people involved in the accident. It happened on the Pali Highway near the Pali Tunnels between an unspecified number of vehicles.
Currently, the reason the accident happened has not been reported. Authorities in Honolulu are still investigating the circumstances of the accident.
The incident blocked the highway for some time while emergency responders worked in the area. Authorities continue to investigate.
Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for their full and fast recovery.
Hawaii Car Accidents
Over 17,000 car crashes are reported every day in the United States. About 7,500 people become injured, and more than 100 people lose their lives per day in these accidents. Additionally, around 6 million traffic accidents injure over 3 million people every single year throughout the country. In Hawaii, approximately 10,000 car accidents are reported annually, or about 30 per day. Driver negligence has risen to the top of the list of issues that most often cause American car accidents. In the past ten years, distracted driving has caused over 400,000 traffic collisions per year.
Hazardous roads, car problems, and negligent driving are some of the most prevalent reasons people become involved in accidents in the US and across the Aloha State. However, negligent driving is the main reason, causing over 90% of car crashes across the country. Drivers who choose to pay attention to their phones and anything else other than their immediate surroundings risk their own lives and the lives of those whom they encounter while traveling.
Speeding is just behind distraction on the list of the most commonly seen forms of driver negligence in the United States. Each year, over 11,000 people lose their lives due to the actions of drivers who are traveling at unsafe speeds. This is about 30% of the national fatality rate related to auto collisions.
Being severely injured in a car crash can be a devastating experience. Depending on the severity of your injuries, you may be stuck recovering in the hospital for weeks, unable to return to work or spend time with your loved ones. You may become depressed, anxious, and overwhelmed or even experience extreme emotional consequences like PTSD.
If you or someone you love were hurt by a negligent driver, you deserve to be able to recover financially without having to worry. Having the help of a skilled and experienced car crash lawyer is always in your best interest at a time like this. Financial compensation can pay for some or all of the expenses related to your accident and the injuries that may have been caused by it.
At Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner, we are totally committed to helping you recover after a negligent driver caused you to become injured. Contact our personal injury lawyers in Honolulu as soon as you can to learn more about your right toward compensation.
You can reach us at (808) 537-2525 to speak with a reputable lawyer about your claim. You can schedule a free case review to see how we can help you recover.
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.