Makiki, HI – Motorcycle Crash on H-1 near Punahou Overpass
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Makiki, HI – Motorcycle Crash on H-1 near Punahou Overpass

October 19, 2023

Makiki, HI (October 19, 2023) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Makiki area resulted in injuries. The accident occurred at around 7:30 a.m. on October 18.

Reports provided by local news sources show that a motorcycle and a truck collided on the left lanes of H-1. The incident caused delays in the area near the Punahou overpass.

Multiple first responders were called to the scene of the accident to provide assistance.

At least one person was transported to a local hospital for emergency medical care.

The accident is being investigated by the police at this time.

Our thoughts go out to those harmed as a result of this accident.

Auto Accidents in Hawaii

Automobile collisions across Hawaii can be devastating to deal with. Unfortunately, thousands of people are injured every year as a result of collisions on our roadways. Quite often, these accidents take place due to negligent and careless drivers. Common factors that contribute to collisions across our state include:

  • Impairment: Drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol are most likely to lose control of their vehicles. These drivers may not be able to recognize colors or traffic control devices. They may not be able to maintain safe control of their vehicle and may experience impaired judgment.
  • Distractions: There are so many accidents that take place on our roadways as a result of drivers who simply are not paying attention to the road ahead. Common distractions that lead to accidents in our state include cell phones, food, and even talking to passengers.
  • Aggressive Driving: When drivers become aggressive while behind the wheel, they are likely to cause accidents that severely harm others. We see many accidents take place as a result of drivers who zip between lanes of travel, tailgating other vehicles, and are reckless while operating their cars.

If you’ve been harmed as a result of an automobile collision, you may be able to protect your rights by taking legal action. It is in your best interest to consult with a Hawaii car accident lawyer right away. Your attorney will be able to help you better understand your rights and the options that you have during this challenging time.

Our compassionate and dedicated personal injury lawyers at Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner are here to help guide you through this challenging time. We understand how difficult it can be to focus on getting medical care for your injuries while dealing with so many emotional and mental consequences. We want you to know that we are here for you to help represent your best interests and your legal rights moving forward. To explore the options that may be available to help you get justice after being harmed, it is important for you to reach out to our Hawaii personal injury law firm by calling 808-537-2525 to schedule a free consultation.

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 incorrect information, 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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