Maui, HI - Pedestrian Crash Causes Injuries on Kaohu St
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Maui, HI – Pedestrian Crash Causes Injuries on Kaohu St

June 15, 2023

Maui, HI (June 14, 2023) – A pedestrian crash injured a man in Wailuku, Maui on Wednesday afternoon, June 14. At approximately 3:00 p.m., the crash happened on Kaohu Street. 

Reports show the incident took place when a vehicle struck a parked work truck in the 1000 block of Kaohu Street. The worker who was driving the vehicle was outside at the time and fell onto the windshield due to the impact of the crash. 

The worker, only identified as a male, was removed from the windshield by paramedics and taken to a local hospital. His name has not been reported. 

Emergency responders remained on-site for some time on Wednesday afternoon in order to render aid and investigate. Currently, the cause of the incident remains unknown. 

We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured victim. 

No further information has been reported at this time.

Hawaii Pedestrian Collisions

Being injured in an auto accident can be painful and scary. An experience of this nature is not something anyone wants to go through. People who are hurt in car crashes can suffer for days, weeks, or even months after their collisions. Pedestrians are often more severely injured than other people who may be hurt in car accidents. This is due to the fact that while they travel, pedestrians are basically unprotected against the force of large, fast-moving vehicles.

Depending on the nature of their injuries, those who are hurt in car crashes may need to stay in the hospital for weeks or longer. They may need to endure extensive medical care and possibly surgery in order to make a full recovery. An experience like this can be expensive, exhausting, and time-consuming. 

Hawaii sees tens of thousands of car accidents every year. On average, approximately 20,000 people are injured in these crashes. Unfortunately, the majority of the auto collisions reported in Hawaii and throughout the country occur due to the actions of negligent drivers. Distracted, intoxicated, or fatigued driving is dangerous and selfish and may end in severe or even deadly accidents. Working with a car accident attorney in Honolulu is the best way to totally recover after you were hurt in a negligently caused accident.

If you have been injured by driver negligence, it is important for you to have a working understanding of your legal right toward compensation. Negligent driving causes over 90% of car accidents reported in the United States. If you or a loved one of yours was hurt in a crash caused by a drowsy, drunk, or distracted driver, you deserve to be fully compensated for your injuries and losses.

Lost income, medical expenses, vehicle repairs, and more may be able to be paid for by way of compensation by filing a personal injury claim with a lawyer. Even non-economic damages like  pain, suffering, loss of consortium, and more can be covered by financial compensation depending on the nature of the accident and how it affected your life. A personal injury attorney can help you figure out if you are entitled to compensation for your injuries. The experienced Honolulu personal injury attorneys at Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner are passionate about providing top-notch legal representation to our clients. We believe that no one should have to pay for sustaining injuries that they did not cause. 

Contact our law office at (808) 537-2525 to speak with a reputable lawyer about your claim. You can schedule a free case review to see how we can help you recover.  

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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