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Kapaa, HI – Police Respond to Fatal Hit & Run Collision on Kukui St

March 30, 2023

Kapaa, HI (March 30, 2023) – Police in Kauai are searching for a driver who caused a fatal hit-and-run accident that took the life of a man from Kapaa. The incident occurred in Kapaa just before 10:00 p.m. on March 26. 

Authorities say a Toyota Tacoma was turning left from Kuhio Highway when it hit the 64-year-old pedestrian who was attempting to cross Kukui Street. How the accident occurred is still under investigation by area authorities at this time. 

The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries in the collision. At this time, their name has not been reported. 

The roadway was blocked for an extended period of time on Sunday night while emergency responders worked in the area. Local drivers were forced to find different routes while the scene was occupied by responders. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. 

Hawaii Pedestrian Accidents

 Kapaa, HI - Police Respond to Fatal Hit & Run Collision on Kukui StPedestrian collisions are some of the most severe accidents that take place in the Aloha State. Due to having no protection while traveling, pedestrians are at risk of sustaining severe injuries or even losing their lives if they become involved in a traffic accident.  Hundreds of pedestrians are killed per year due to severe and even catastrophic collisions. If you or a loved one has recently been injured in a pedestrian accident caused by negligence, you have legal options to help you recover. 

You must obtain help from a personal injury attorney if you were hurt by driver negligence. A personal injury lawyer can help you recover after you were injured. You may be suffering emotionally, physically, and financially. An attorney can help you figure out who caused your accident, and when you’re able to prove it was another person, an attorney will help you get the compensation you need to recover. 

When you are able to collect financial compensation to help you pay for the damages you endured related to your accident, you may be able to focus better on your physical and mental health. You should not have to worry about money at a time like this, which is why we are here to help you recover.  A personal injury lawyer can help you get the compensation you need to pay for vehicle repairs, wage loss, medical bills, and more. Even non-economic damages such as pain, suffering, emotional turmoil, loss of companionship, loss of enjoyment of life, and more may be eligible for financial compensation when you work with a lawyer.

In worst-case scenarios, people end up losing their lives due to the severity of their injuries. A wrongful death attorney can help you obtain full and fair financial compensation for things like medical bills, funeral costs, and more if you have recently lost a loved one in a fatal traffic accident caused by a negligent driver. You deserve to be able to grieve and focus on your family during this difficult time, which is why we are here to help. 

The Hawaii wrongful death lawyers at Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner have years of experience helping injured accident victims and their family members recover just compensation for the losses they face. We understand how difficult this situation can be for you, which is why we have made it our professional duty to help those who find themselves stuck in such a situation. Call our law firm at 808-537-2525 as soon as you can to be connected with one of our trusted attorneys. 

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. 

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