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Honolulu, HI – Pedestrian Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle at Ward Ave & Kinalau Pl

December 18, 2022

Honolulu, HI (December 17, 2022) – Multiple responders were called out to the scene of a serious pedestrian crash in Honolulu on the morning of December 15. At approximately 11:47 a.m., the incident occurred on Ward Avenue. 

According to local reports, the incident happened at the intersection of Ward Avenue and Kinalau Place. A pedestrian was hit by a car for reasons still under police investigation. 

The Honolulu Fire Department, EMS, and Honolulu Police Department were all at the scene for a prolonged period of time while they assisted the injured victim and investigated the details of the crash. 

We hope for the full recovery of the injured party. 

Hawaii Pedestrian Accidents

Honolulu, HI - Injury Pedestrian Crash at Ward Ave & Kinalau PlPedestrian accidents can happen for a number of different reasons. However, more than half the time, drivers are at fault for not paying close enough attention. Driver distraction is on the rise across the United States, causing over 400,000 traffic collisions per year. A percentage of these collisions involve pedestrians who sustain serious or even fatal injuries. Also in the past decade, pedestrian crashes have risen by over 55% in the US. This is most likely due to the increased number of distracted and otherwise negligent drivers on our roadways. 

Drunk or speeding drivers who hit pedestrians in or near the roadway will be held liable for the damages caused by the accident. Pedestrians are often able to collect full and fair financial compensation for medical care, vehicle repairs, wage loss, and more when they are hurt by the actions of negligent drivers. 

At Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner, we are fully dedicated to helping our clients recover in the fastest and easiest way possible. Following being injured in a pedestrian crash in Hawaii, you only have two years from the date the crash occurred to file a personal injury claim for compensation. It is important to contact a lawyer in a timely manner after your accident so they can get started on building you a solid legal claim for compensation. 

Pedestrian injuries usually involve a lot of medical bills, pain, and suffering. You do not have to face this on your own. Allow the lawyers at Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner to help you through this trying time. 

If you were injured in an accident due to a negligent driver, contact our pedestrian injury attorneys in Honolulu today by calling (808) 537-2525. Schedule a free and confidential assessment of your potential case to find out what legal options are available to you.   

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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