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Honolulu, HI – Major Collision on H1 between Queen Emma St and Punchbowl St

December 14, 2022

Honolulu, HI (December 14, 2022) – A serious car accident happened in Honolulu on Wednesday, December 14. Shortly after 1:00 p.m., emergency crews were sent to the scene of the accident on H1. 

The crash happened on H1 between Queen Emma Street and Punchbowl Street between an unspecified number of vehicles. At least one person suffered injuries in the accident. 

Paramedics rendered aid at the crash site. Those with extensive injuries were transported by ambulance to local hospitals for treatment. 

Traffic was backed up on Vineyard from the freeway exit due to the accident. Authorities asked local drivers to use caution or alternate their travel routes for the time being. 

Authorities are working to determine how the accident occurred. 

Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for their full recovery. 

Hawaii Auto Accidents

Every day, about 30 car crashes are reported in Hawaii. Each year, about 10,000 auto collisions take place in the Aloha State. Auto collisions are a leading cause of serious injuries and fatalities in the United States and throughout Hawaii. Yearly, more than 6 million car accidents take place in the US that causes injuries to more than 3 million people. Sadly, about 40,000 people lose their lives annually due to traffic collisions throughout the country. 

Most of the car accidents that happen in the United States and throughout Hawaii are caused by some form of driver negligence. Driver negligence has grown into a persistent and serious issue throughout the country. This is most likely due to the ever-increasing popularity of smartphones. It seems virtually impossible to go anywhere without seeing someone staring down at their phone screen, totally oblivious to the world around them. Scarily enough, people engage in this activity while behind the wheel, causing severe accidents that end in injuries and death. 

Reports concerning negligent driving in the United States reveal that more than 400,000 auto collisions happen due to the actions of distracted drivers each year. This number only continues to grow.  Unfortunately, more than 3,000 individuals lose their lives annually in these crashes. Other kinds of driver negligence include speeding, intoxication, and fatigue. 

If you or a loved one of yours has sustained injuries in a serious accident, you should be aware of your existing legal options. Especially if you were hurt by the actions of a negligent driver, you may be eligible to collect financial compensation for the losses and damages you face. 

A car crash lawyer in Honolulu can help you recover financially after you’re injured in a negligently caused accident. At Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner, we work hard to make sure that our clients are able to get their lives back on track. We have a professional and personal duty and goal to hold negligent and reckless drivers responsible for the damages they cause, as well as to help our injured clients recover physically, emotionally, and financially. Our law office can help you recover financially so you can focus on your physical and mental well-being. 

Call our law office at (808) 537-2525 to schedule a complimentary review of your personal injury claim. 

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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