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Honolulu, HI – Two-Vehicle Crash on I-H1 Near Aiea Causes Injuries

August 19, 2022

Honolulu, HI (August 19, 2022) – An accident on Interstate H-1 in the Aiea area obstructed three lanes of traffic just before rush hour, on Friday, August 19th. 

According to Honolulu Police, the crash took place at about 3:45 p.m. in the eastbound lanes in the area of the Aiea pedestrian overpass when two vehicles collided and one of them overturned. 

Honolulu Fire dispatch reported that one victim was extricated from the wreckage and taken to an area hospital. 

The cause of the crash is under investigation, 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Hawaii

Honolulu, HI - Traffic Jam Prompted by Two-Vehicle Crash on I-H1 Near Aiea

A significant cause of vehicle accidents across the state is speeding. The Hawaii Department of Transportation has attempted to reduce the number of speed-related crashes and associated deaths by increasing the penalties inflicted upon those cited for the act. 

Hawaii is also working hard to fight distracted driving, which is the number one cause of car accidents in the United States. The ubiquitousness of mobile phones and the ever-growing obsession with social media have forever changed the way drivers behave behind the wheel.

Distracted driving has been proven to be more perilous than drunk driving’ a fact supported by car accident statistics that show in 2012, police across the state issued more than 5,0000 tickets relating to operating a motor vehicle while using an electronic handheld device.  

In spite of their best efforts, however, car accidents continue to happen every day and have long-term consequences for injured victims and their families.   

It is essential that you speak with a Hawaii car accident lawyer you can rely on following a serious accident. Contact a Honolulu car crash attorney from Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner today at (808) 537-2525 to schedule a free assessment of your possible claim to discover what legal options are open 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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