Kailua, HI – Injury-Causing Crash on Mokapu Blvd near Kapaa Quarry Rd
March 7, 2023
Kailua, HI (March 7, 2023) – On the evening of March 7, a traffic accident happened in Kailua that required an emergency response. Authorities went to the scene with paramedics and fire crews in order to help the people involved in the accident.
According to information from police, an accident blocked several lanes of Mokapu Boulevard near Kapaa Quarry Road. Distress calls were made to authorities at around 9:15 p.m. concerning the crash.
The roadway was blocked while paramedics worked to help injured victims at the scene. At least one person was taken to the hospital for further care.
The details of the accident are under investigation by police at this time.
We hope those with injuries are able to make full recoveries.
Hawaii Car Accidents
The United States sees over 6 million car crashes per year. Auto wrecks are listed as one of the most common reasons severe injuries and fatalities take place. More than 3 million people are hurt in these accidents per year. Each day in the state of Hawaii, approximately 30 serious auto crashes happen each day, and approximately 10,000 happen per year.
Alarmingly, most of these crashes are the result of negligent driving. Thousands of drivers choose to allow themselves to become distracted, fatigued, intoxicated, or drive at unsafe speeds, putting themselves and everyone around them at serious risk for injuries or death. Every year in the US, about 30% of reported auto accidents are the result of intoxicated driving. Additionally, 400,000 vehicle crashes happen per year due to driver distraction. Overall, over 90% of reported car wrecks happen due to the actions of negligent drivers.
When you’re seriously hurt in an auto crash, you may be suffering in many different ways. You could be stuck in the hospital with severe injuries while you worry about how you’re going to make ends meet financially. You may be missing work and much-needed pay while the bills pile up, which can be very stressful and difficult to deal with.
Depending on whether a negligent driver caused your injuries, you may be eligible to file a personal injury claim for financial compensation. By working with a car crash attorney, you can file a personal injury claim and get the finances you need to pay for the costs related to your accident. A car crash lawyer in Hawaii can assist you in filing a personal injury claim so you can get your life back on track after your wreck.
Additionally, negligent drivers need to be held accountable for their actions. We at Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner have decades of experience assisting injured accident victims to get the money they need to recover. Our personal and professional goal is to help injured accident victims who have been hurt by negligent drivers get the money they require to pay for medical care, repairs to their cars/trucks/vans etc, and reimburse them for lost wages, among other costs. We work hard to allow you to rest easy knowing your case is in good hands with our firm.
Call our law firm at (808) 537-2525 to schedule a free case evaluation.
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.