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Maui, HI – Pedestrian Killed in Traffic Crash on Pu’uene Ave near Hololea St

April 5, 2023

Maui, HI (April 5, 2023) – A pedestrian was killed in a fatal traffic accident on Monday night, April 4. At approximately 11:31 p.m., the incident was reported to police and paramedics who promptly responded to the scene. 

The incident happened on Pu’uene Avenue about .1 miles north of Hololea Street. A woman was hit by a blue 2021 Ford Bronco headed north. 

The details of the accident have not been reported at this time. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending the notification of her family. 

The person operating the vehicle was identified as a man from Kahului who did not sustain any injuries. Authorities in Maui continue to investigate the details of the crash. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. 

Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this auto accident. 

Hawaii Pedestrian Collisions

When an area is used frequently by both drivers and pedestrians, the odds of a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle increase dramatically. It only takes a single reckless or negligent driver to critically injure or even end the life of a pedestrian. 

Even though a very small percentage of pedestrian-involved accidents are committed with malice, most of them are the result of everyday driver negligence. 

The most common forms of driver negligence in Hawaii include the following:

  • Speeding
  • Driving while under the influence
  • Distracted drivers
  • Disregarding traffic signs or other driving laws
  • Failing to yield at crosswalks
  • Lack of turn signals
  • Failing to drive appropriately in bad weather
  • Failing to show due care when children are present

Regardless of the circumstances surrounding the incident, we know the most effective means of proving that the driver was at fault for the victim’s damages. At Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner, we have what it takes to get you the financial compensation you need and deserve during this difficult time in your life. 

If the absolute worst has happened, and you have lost someone you love in a negligently caused accident, a wrongful death attorney in Hawaii can help you get the financial compensation you need to pay for funeral costs, medical bills, and more. We know how difficult a time like this can be, which is why we are here to help you recover.

When you contact our Hawaii pedestrian crash lawyers at (808) 537-2525, you can feel confident that we will start work on your case right away. We know how important it is for you to receive the compensation you are entitled to as quickly as possible.

With our meticulous gathering of any essential documentation, our exhaustive investigation techniques, detailed eyewitness statements, and precisely crafted arguments, we will do everything in our power to make sure that you are awarded the recovery you are entitled to. 

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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