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Maui, HI – Injury-Causing Crash on Kuihelani Hwy near Honoapi’ilani Hwy

May 7, 2023

Maui, HI (May 7, 2023) – Authorities in Maui were sent to the scene of a car crash with injuries on the evening of May 5. At approximately 8:00 p.m., responders were dispatched to the crash scene to render aid and investigate. 

Reports from police show the wreck happened on the Kuihelani Highway near the Honoapi’ilani Highway. Sources say a reckless driver caused a collision that resulted in injuries. 

Paramedics helped injured victims at the scene before transporting them to local hospitals as necessary. Their identities have not been reported at this time. 

Police in Maui continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision. The roadway was blocked for some time while emergency responders worked at the accident scene.

No further information has been reported at this time. We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured victims.

Hawaii Car Crashes

The Hawaii Department of Transportation shows that in 2021 approximately 94 people were killed in deadly traffic collisions in Hawaii in 2021. These numbers dropped from the 108 deaths reported in 2019, however, they rose in 2020, which saw 85 deaths related to traffic accidents. However, traffic accident fatalities across the nation have been trending upward. 

In Hawaii, the main reasons people were killed in car crashes in 2021 were driver speeding, intoxication, and distracted driving. Preliminary data shows that the same trend was still present in 2022.

An experienced and skilled car crash lawyer would have extensive knowledge of the relevant Hawaii traffic laws in your case. They will investigate every possibility in order to ensure you are able to obtain an optimal outcome, given the present circumstances of your situation. Additionally, they will compile pertinent data, identify the at-fault party, develop a working legal strategy, negotiate with the relevant insurance providers, catalog your damages, determine the maximum compensation available, and develop a personal injury claim. With the assistance of your lawyer, every loss you suffered must be accurately accounted for.

In Hawaii, car crashes can happen for a multitude of different reasons. Disregarding traffic laws, driving while drunk, high, or texting and driving, and driving on poorly maintained roads are some probable causes of car crashes. You have the legal right to search for and hire the best attorney in the area who specializes in representing injured accident victims who have been hurt in crashes caused by negligence.

If you are thinking about filing a personal injury claim for compensation, you should enlist the help of an experienced Hawaii personal injury lawyer who can successfully assess the solidity of your claim. The perseverance of the Hawaii car crash attorneys at Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner has helped numerous crash victims secure significant financial compensation. We will do everything we can to help you get your life back to some level of normalcy after your accident. Call 808-537-2525 to speak with a skilled lawyer regarding your claim.

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. 

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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