Maui, HI - Three Killed in Head-on Crash on Honoapiilani Hwy near Kikowaena Rd
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Maui, HI – Three Killed in Head-on Crash on Honoapiilani Hwy near Kikowaena Rd

August 2, 2023

Maui, HI (August 2, 2023) – A fatal accident happened in Maui in the early morning hours of August 2. Sometime between three and four a.m, emergency responders were dispatched to the scene of the collision on the Honoapiilani Highway. 

Responders including EMTs, police, and fire crews were seen rendering aid at the crash site on the Highway near Kikowaena Road. At least two vehicles were involved in a head-on accident that happened for reasons still under police investigation. Authorities believe speed may have been a factor in the cause of the deadly incident.

According to local sources, three individuals lost their lives in this auto collision in Maui. They were identified as a 22-year-old from Kīhei, a 75-year-old woman from Lahaina, and an 81-year-old man. 

Traffic in the area was directed around the crash scene past the Lahaina Police Station. Police in Maui continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. 

Hawaii Auto Accidents

Negligent driving is the reason behind the majority of car crashes that happen in the United States and throughout the state of Hawaii. Drivers who are fatigued, intoxicated, distracted, and speeding cause millions of vehicle collisions every single year throughout the nation. At this point in time, speeding is the main reason car crashes happen in Hawaii. In one recent year, over 11,000 people lost their lives in crashes caused by speeding in the United States. With auto accidents being among the top ten reasons people are injured and killed in the United States, it is alarming to consider the fact that the majority are caused by driver negligence. 

When you or a loved one have been hurt in a car crash, you are probably facing a long list of problems, ranging from physical to financial in nature. Your injuries may be keeping you from returning to work and making a living, spending time with your friends and family, and more. This can all be stressful, depressing, and overwhelming. Allow an attorney to help you through this difficult time, especially if you know your accident was caused by a negligent driver. A lawyer can assist you in collecting compensation for a wide array of damages that may have resulted from your accident.

When you’re hurt in a crash caused by negligence, it is important to ascertain how the collision occurred. A lawyer can help you prove that it wasn’t your fault and that you deserve to be compensated for your losses. If you know that the actions of another driver caused your injuries, financial compensation is available to you to help you pay for lost wages, medical bills, the costs related to vehicle repairs, and more. Even non-economic damages like pain, suffering, embarrassment, and more may be eligible for financial compensation when you work with an attorney. 

If you’ve lost a loved one in a negligently caused accident, a wrongful death lawyer can help you recover compensation for funeral costs, wage loss, emotional turmoil, and more. You deserve to be able to recover financially without having to worry. A wrongful death lawyer in Hawaii from Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner can help you get the money you need during the aftermath of your loved one’s accident. 

Our Hawaii car accident attorneys at the law offices of Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner have been helping injured crash victims recover for decades. Despite the type of collision, we will work diligently to get you the compensation you require for a successful financial recovery. We are ready to take your case to trial if necessary to get you the best possible outcome for your case. 

Call our law office at (808) 537-2525 to learn more about your ability to recover with our help. 

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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