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Honolulu, HI – Pedestrian-Involved Collision on Likelike Hwy

February 14, 2023

Honolulu, HI (February 14, 2023) – A pedestrian crash happened on a highway near Honolulu on February 14. Shortly before 5:40 a.m. on Tuesday, the crash was reported to officials in the area, who promptly responded to the scene. 

According to information from local sources, the accident happened on the Likelike Highway. A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle for reasons still being investigated by area authorities. 

Emergency responders rendered aid to the injured pedestrian at the scene. It remains unclear whether they were taken to the hospital for further care. 

The roadway was blocked while the crash investigation was taking place. Authorities asked local motorists to use different routes of travel while the scene was occupied by emergency crews. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim at this time. 

Hawaii Pedestrian Accidents

 Honolulu, HI - Pedestrian-Involved Collision on Likelike Hwy Pedestrian 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 attention immediately.

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