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Manoa, HI – Man Injured after Vehicle Crashes into Home on Woodlawn Terrace Dr near Anela Place

December 25, 2022

Manoa, HI (December 25, 2022) – A 68-year-old man was left with critical injuries after a vehicle plowed through his home. At around 2:10 p.m., on December 19, the Honolulu Police Department responded to the site of a traffic accident that occurred on Woodlawn Terrace Drive.

According to law enforcement, a 72-year-old woman was traveling west on Anila Place down a steep incline. Her vehicle was occupied by her and three passengers, a 39-year-old man, a 41-year-old female, and an 8-year-old female. As the vehicle traveled over a steep incline in the area near Woodlawn Terrace drive, the driver lost control and crashed into a home.

A 68-year-old man in the home suffered critical injuries as a result of the accident.

The man was rushed to an area hospital in critical condition.

The 72-year-old woman was transported to an area hospital in good condition.

The circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation.

We hope the two victims hurt in this accident recover quickly.

Car Accidents in Hawaii

Manoa, HI – Man Injured after Vehicle Crashes into Home on Woodlawn Terrace Dr near Anela PlaceEach year, thousands of crashes are reported in Hawaii that result in significant injuries. We see many people hospitalized with traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, and even internal organ injuries as a result of their accidents. There are many factors that contribute to the number of motor vehicle crashes that take place in our state.

Distracted driving continues to be one of the most common causes of vehicle crashes in Hawaii. Distracted driving is dangerous because it increases the chance of making a mistake while behind the wheel. One of the most common distractions that we see people engaging in while behind the wheel is talking or texting on their phones. This can lead to a devastating accident with injuries.

Speeding makes it harder for drivers to control their vehicles and increases the chances of an accident occurring. Speeding also decreases the amount of time a driver has to react to a hazard on the road.

Aggressive driving includes behaviors such as tailgating, weaving between lanes of traffic, making improper lane changes, and engaging in other reckless behaviors. These actions put other drivers at risk and can lead to car accidents.

Wet and slick road conditions can also contribute to vehicle accidents here in Hawaii. If you’ve been hurt as a result of an automobile accident, you may be able to take legal action. It is important that you reach out to a car accident lawyer in Honolulu right away. An attorney will be able to help you recover financial compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and more.

Our fearless personal injury lawyers at Leavitt Yamane & Soldner have been providing compassionate and skilled legal services to victims of car crashes in Hawaii for more than three decades. Our experienced attorneys are dedicated to helping you access the full range of benefits allowed by law, including protection of your rights and maximum compensation, so you can focus on your recovery. To learn how our personal injury lawyers in Hawaii can help, call us today at 808-537-2525 to schedule a free consultation to get started.

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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