Maui, HI - Two Injured in Vehicle Wreck on Honoapilani Hwy
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Maui, HI – Two Injured in Vehicle Wreck on Honoapilani Hwy

December 18, 2023

Maui, HI (December 18, 2023) – A car crash happened in Lahaina early on Monday morning, December 18, a number of local officers with the Maui Police Department reported to the scene to investigate.

Shortly before 1:10 a.m., emergency responders were sent to the scene to render aid to those involved. The incident apparently involved at least two vehicles that collided on the Honoapilani Highway on the Kahului side of the Pali tunnel. Officials say that the crash was serious enough to cause both vehicles’ airbags to deploy. EMTs also responded to the incident and transported two patients with chest pains to an area hospital. However, the circumstances of the accident are currently being investigated by the police. 

Our thoughts are extended to the injured victims and their families. We hope for their full recovery.

Auto Accident Data in Maui

Auto collisions are a serious issue in the United States and throughout the state of Hawaii. On a daily basis, over 17,000 car crashes are reported annually in the United States. These accidents caused over 7,000 people to sustain injuries. Every year, more than 6 million car wrecks are reported throughout the country, most of which are caused by driver negligence. 

Driver negligence can be displayed in countless ways. However, the most common are speeding, intoxication, distraction, and fatigue. Drivers who pay attention to their phones, the radio, other people in their cars, and anything other than the roadway while operating their motor vehicles put themselves and everyone else at risk for serious injuries or even fatalities. 

For example, in one recent year, over 11,000 people were killed due to auto accidents caused by speeding. Speeding is one of the most dangerous types of driver negligence because it leaves drivers no time to stop in case of an accident and increases the dangers and risk of catastrophic injuries in the case of a crash. 

Being injured in a traffic collision is never easy. You may be dealing with debilitating pain, suffering, emotional trauma, overwhelming stress, and more. Your finances may be under assault due to outstanding medical bills, vehicle repair costs, and wage loss. Allow a lawyer to help you gather the financial compensation you need to cover the costs related to your crash.

Contact the law office of Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner if you or someone you love were injured in an accident caused by negligence. A car crash attorney can help you get the money you need to pay for the costs related to your injuries. Medical bills, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and more may be eligible for financial compensation when you’re hurt in a crash caused by negligence. 

You can reach our office by calling (808) 537-2525 to talk to a skilled car accident attorney in Hawaii regarding your claim. You deserve to be able to recover without having to worry, especially if your injuries were caused by the actions of a negligent driver. Call us as soon as you can to learn more.

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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