Honolulu, HI - Motorcyclist Killed in traffic Accident on Kapiolani Blvd near Ward Ave
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Honolulu, HI – Motorcyclist Killed in traffic Accident on Kapiolani Blvd near Ward Ave

September 8, 2023

Honolulu, HI (September 8, 2023) – A motorcyclist lost their life in a traffic collision in Honolulu on Thursday afternoon, September 7. Police and other responders went to the scene at around 4:30 p.m. 

Reports show the motorcyclist was traveling east on Kapiolani Boulevard when he was involved in a collision with a vehicle attempting to turn left from the westbound lanes into a private business. The motorcyclist was then forced into the westbound lanes of the road, where it crashed head-on into another car driven by a 61-year-old male. 

The motorcyclist was then thrown onto the roadway. Authorities report that he was transported to the hospital in critical condition, where he later lost his life. Investigations into the details of the collision are currently ongoing. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the deceased victim’s family at this time. 

Hawaii Motorcycle Accidents

All different types of auto accidents happen in the state of Hawaii and throughout the United States every year. Motorcycle collisions are some of the most devastating types of accidents that occur on roadways in the United States. Each year, thousands of people suffer serious injuries and lose their lives in motorcycle accidents in the country.

Each year, the US sees around 90,000 injuries that result from motorcycle accidents and almost 5,000 fatalities. Obviously, motorcyclists are more prone to becoming injured due to traveling with little to no protection against the force of larger vehicles. If a motorcyclist becomes involved in a crash with a typical passenger car, they are more likely to sustain severe or even deadly injuries than those who are in the other vehicle.

There are a lot of motorcycle riders in Hawaii. It is a well-liked place to ride mopeds and motorcycles year-round because of the lovely surroundings and pleasant climate. It is important for all drivers in Hawaii to keep this in mind. In Hawaii, where they are more prevalent than in other states, drivers should always be on the lookout for motorcycles. When a motorcyclist is hurt in a car accident, it is likely that the driver was at fault for the collision.

Statistics around motorcycle accidents in the country show that around 50% of motorcycle accidents occur due to the actions of negligent drivers– not motorcyclists. The most prevalent reason motorcycle accidents happen in the US is drivers failing to yield the right of way. When you or a loved one suffers serious injuries in a motorcycle accident, you need to contact a motorcycle accident lawyer in Honolulu as soon as you can.

If you have lost a loved one in a motorcycle collision, you may be eligible to collect compensation for losses and damages that resulted from your loved one’s accident. A wrongful death lawyer in Hawaii can help you recover financially after your loved one’s crash, especially if you know that it was caused by the actions of a negligent driver.

You may be eligible for compensation for damages such as pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, medical bills, repair costs, loss of wages, and more. Call the law office of Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner today at (808) 537-2525 to learn more about your legal options for financial compensation if you were injured or lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident. We are here to help you through this challenging time, so don’t hesitate to contact us as soon as you can.

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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