Maui, HI – Head-on Crash, Injuries on Hana Hwy at Paia Bay Beach Park
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Maui, HI – Head-on Crash, Injuries on Hana Hwy at Paia Bay Beach Park

June 8, 2024

Maui, HI (June 8, 2024) – Officers with the Maui Police Department were requested to assist at the scene of a motor vehicle accident and possible head-on collision on Friday evening, June 7, which resulted in a handful of serious victim injuries.

Dispatchers reportedly fielded calls for help at around 11:30 p.m. local time. According to local law enforcement, a collision between two passenger vehicles occurred on Hana Highway, near Paia Bay Beach Park in Paia. MPD officers said the incident may have been caused by one of the vehicles crossing the roadway’s center line. Engine 2 fire rescue units and medical personnel responded to care for the injured victims, but their current conditions are unclear. The crash is currently being investigated.

Our thoughts are with the injured and their loved ones. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Hawaii

Every year, all too many people sustain injuries in car accidents happening in Hawaii. In fact, innocent people are hurt as a result of serious auto accidents that take place right here in our state on a daily and weekly basis. And, unfortunately, nearly any type of car accident can result in severe injuries for those involved, even if a crash seems minor at first blush.

Of course, head-on collisions are among the most devastating, almost always resulting in catastrophic and life-threatening injuries for those involved. These accidents occur when two vehicles traveling in opposite directions collide head-on. The impact of the collision can cause the vehicles to crumple, and the occupants can be thrown from the cars. Head-on collisions can result in a variety of injuries, including:

  • Spinal cord injuries: These injuries can cause paralysis and can be life-threatening.
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs): TBIs are caused by a blow or jolt to the head and can range from mild concussions to severe brain damage.
  • Broken bones: The force of the impact can cause broken bones in any part of the body.
  • Internal organ injuries: The impact of a head-on collision can cause damage to the internal organs, including the lungs, heart, and liver.

If you have been hurt as a result of a car crash, there is a chance that you can take legal action against the responsible party. Working with a Maui car accident lawyer can give you the best chance of getting justice. Your attorney will be able to help you protect your rights and pursue legal action as you get the medical care you need to overcome your injuries. At Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner, we aim to provide the best legal support and representation for those who have been wrongfully injured.

We understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll personal injuries can take on individuals and their families. That’s why our team is dedicated to seeking justice for our clients and helping them receive the closure they deserve. With a compassionate approach and determined attitude, we handle every aspect of your case so you can focus on healing. Don’t hesitate to contact us for a free consultation if you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury. Let us be your advocates in getting the closure and justice you need to move forward with your life. Call 808-537-2525 today 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 incorrect information, please, contact Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner right away so that we can update the post 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. 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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