Honolulu, HI - Young Boy Hurt in Pedestrian Crash on Kiwila St near Palolo Valley District Park
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Honolulu, HI – Young Boy Hurt in Pedestrian Crash on Kiwila St near Palolo Valley District Park

September 10, 2023

Honolulu, HI (September 10, 2023) – A boy, age 12, was injured after being hit by a vehicle while he crossed a street in Kaimuki on Friday night. Police say he was struck at around 9:20 p.m. 

Responders in the area were dispatched to the scene on Kiwila Street near Palolo Valley District Park. Paramedics responded and rendered aid before transporting the boy to the hospital for treatment. 

Reports show the driver was a 16-year-old boy who fled the scene without stopping; however, police were able to arrest him. Authorities in Honolulu continue to investigate the details of the accident. 

We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim. 

Hawaii Pedestrian Crashes

Hawaii sees tens of thousands of car crashes per year. Averagely speaking, approximately 20,000 people are hurt yearly in these crashes. Unfortunately, the majority of these collisions reported in the Aloha State happen due to the actions of negligent drivers. Distracted, intoxicated, and fatigued driving is dangerous and selfish and can cause severe or even fatal collisions. Crash victims who are severely hurt in accidents, especially those caused by negligence, should reach out to a car crash lawyer who can help. Car accident attorneys work diligently to ensure that injured accident victims are able to recover physically, emotionally, and financially. 

It can be frightening and painful to be hurt in a car crash of any kind. No one ever wants to be hurt in an accident, however, it happens constantly in Hawaii and throughout the United States. Those who are hurt in car crashes may be stuck in the hospital or at home with severe injuries while they miss work and valued time with their friends and family. Not only are they going through pain from their injuries, but they may also be facing emotional turmoil and stress from missing work and their loved ones. This can be overwhelming, stressful, and extremely emotionally draining. Additionally, for these reasons and many others, crash victims may have numerous questions about how they can get help recovering financially after their wrecks. 

If you have been hurt by a negligent driver, it is vital for you to possess a working understanding of your legal rights and options. Negligent driving is behind nearly 100% of the auto collisions that occur in the United States and in the state of Hawaii. If you or a loved one were hurt in a collision caused by a distracted, drunk, or drowsy driver, you deserve to be fully compensated for your injuries and losses. A lawyer can help you file a personal injury claim for financial compensation.

Lost wages, vehicle repairs, medical costs, and more may be able to be covered by compensation by filing a personal injury claim with a lawyer. Even non-economic damages like loss of consortium, pain, suffering, and more can be covered by financial compensation depending on the circumstances of the crash. A personal injury attorney can help you figure out if you are entitled to compensation for your injuries. The experienced Honolulu personal injury attorneys at Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner are passionate about providing top-notch legal representation to our clients. We believe that no one should have to pay for sustaining injuries that they did not cause. 

Contact our law office at (808) 537-2525 to speak with a reputable lawyer about your claim. You can schedule a free case review to see how we 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. 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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