Honolulu, HI – One Killed in Auto Accident at Prospect St & Alapai St
January 28, 2023
Honolulu, HI (January 28, 2023) – Police in Honolulu are investigating a deadly accident that happened in Makiki on Saturday. In the early morning hours of January 28, the fatal collision happened on Prospect Street.
At approximately 2:30 a.m., two SUVs collided at the intersection of Prospect Street and Alapai Street. Information provided by the Honolulu Fire Department shows that one SUV slammed into a tree after losing control. What caused the two vehicles to collide remains under police investigation at this time.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the tree lost their life at the scene. The other involved driver was able to exit their vehicle before emergency responders arrived.
Neither involved individual has been identified at this time. Authorities in Honolulu continue to investigate the details of the accident.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Hawaii Car Accidents
Despite its wonderful reputation for being a beautiful island paradise, Hawaii sees tens of thousands of car accidents per year. Sadly, these accidents injure and take the lives of numerous people. On average, the Aloha State sees approximately 10,000 people sustain injuries in car crashes each year.
If you or a loved one have been hurt in a car accident, the first thing you should do is seek the appropriate medical care for your wounds. This may seem like it goes without saying, however, some people who sustain injuries in car crashes don’t realize the severity of their injuries until it’s too late. A doctor will be able to properly judge the extent of your injuries and provide you with the medical care and instructions needed to successfully heal from them.
After you’ve been treated by a doctor, the next step is to determine how your accident occurred. If you believe it was caused by another person’s negligent actions, you should contact an attorney as soon as you can. Suffering injuries due to the actions of a negligent driver may qualify you for financial compensation that can help you pay for the costs related to your crash. You can collect financial compensation by filing a personal injury claim with a lawyer.
In the horrible circumstance that you have lost a loved one due to driver negligence, a wrongful death attorney can help you file a wrongful death claim for compensation. Though right now may be no time to think about money, you may, unfortunately, be faced with outstanding bills related to the death of your loved one, stemming from outstanding medical care costs, funeral costs, and more.
Allow a car crash attorney in Honolulu to help you figure out if you qualify for compensation. The time following a serious accident can be extremely stressful, but an attorney may be able to help ease some of the stress you face by helping you pay for the expenses related to the crash.
Call our law office at (808) 537-2525 to speak with a skilled lawyer who 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 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. 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.