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Maui, HI – Major Car Crash on Hukulike St in Kahului

May 15, 2023

Maui, HI (May 15, 2023) – A serious auto collision was reported to police in Maui on the afternoon of May 12. Just before 5:00 p.m, emergency crews were sent to the crash scene to help the people involved. 

Sources say the accident occurred in the 400 block of Hukulike Street in Kahului. Two or more cars collided for reasons still under police investigation. 

Emergency responders were seen rendering aid at the crash site a short time after the incident occurred. At this time, it remains unclear how the collision took place. 

Authorities in Maui continue to investigate the details of the crash. We hope for the full and fast recovery of those with injuries. 

No further information has been reported at this time. 

Hawaii Car Accidents

Car crashes that cause injuries and fatalities happen in the state of Hawaii for a long list of reasons. Regrettably, most of them are caused by the actions of negligent drivers. Speeding and driver intoxication are two widespread forms of driver negligence seen in the Aloha State. Crashes that happen when people are traveling at unsafe speeds usually result in more severe injuries and a higher number of fatalities than other types of collisions. Driver negligence is the main contributing factor in car crashes in Hawaii and throughout the United States. 

Approximately ¼ of fatalities related to American traffic accidents were caused by driver intoxication in 2020. About 75% of the deceased victims were drinking and driving when they lost their lives. When people choose to drink/do drugs and drive, their ability to correctly navigate the road can be obliterated, causing severely dangerous situations to arise. Accidents caused by drivers who are intoxicated are usually more devastating than any other type of crash. 

If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident caused by speeding, intoxication, or another form of driver negligence, you may be eligible to collect financial compensation. Losses and damages caused by your crash, including the costs related to medical bills, lost earnings, medical care costs, and more may be able to be covered by financial compensation when you file a personal injury claim with a lawyer. A car crash attorney in Hawaii can help you do this. 

The personal injury attorneys at Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner have over 20 years of experience helping injured accident victims get the justice and compensation they are entitled to after being hurt by the negligent actions of irresponsible and inexperienced drivers. A personal injury attorney should be the only individual you discuss your accident with, and it is especially important to remember never to discuss the details of your crash with the insurance company. 

Our lawyers are acutely aware of the stressful nature of situations like these, which is why we are here to help you recover. Call our firm as soon as you can at (808) 537-2525 to speak with an attorney regarding your case. 

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 blog is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical advice. If you are injured in an accident, seek medical attention immediately. The information in this post is not legal advice. The photo used in this post is not from the accident scene described in this blog post.

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