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Nuuanu, HI – Motorcycle Crash on Pauoa on-ramp to Pali Hwy Results in Injuries

December 1, 2022

Nuuanu, HI (December 1, 2022) – A serious traffic accident involving a motorcycle happened in Nuuanu on December 1, Wednesday. Reports indicate the collision occurred at around 12:30 p.m. 

Sources say the crash took place on the Pauoa on-ramp to the Pali Highway, headed toward Kailua. An unspecified number of vehicles collided in the area and caused the people involved to become injured. 

At this time, the names of the involved parties remain unknown. Police in Nuuanu is still investigating the details of the incident. 

Delays in traffic were observed in the area for an extended period of time while emergency personnel worked on the scene.

We hope for the full and fast recovery of those with injuries. 

Nothing further has been reported at this time.’

Hawaii Motorcycle Accidents 

Nuuanu, HI - Motorcycle Crash on Pauoa on-ramp to Palu Hwy Results in InjuriesMotorcycle accidents happen all the time in the United States and throughout Hawaii. Due to its beautiful weather and scenery, motorcycling is extremely popular in the Aloha State. Sadly, those who become involved in motorcycle accidents are usually more severely injured than those who sustain injuries in other types of traffic accidents. This is due to the obvious fact that motorcycle riders travel with little to no protection while out on the road.

Additionally, most motorcycle crashes are caused by driver negligence. Over half of the reported motorcycle crashes in the United States are caused by the actions of distracted, intoxicated, fatigued, or speeding drivers. The most common type of negligence that contributes to motorcycle crashes in the United States is currently failing to yield the right of way. Common motorcycle injuries include:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Bone breaks/Bone Fractures
  • Damage to the spine
  • Disc Injury/Disc Herniation 
  • Death

Catastrophic injuries typically lead to catastrophic economic damages, as well as extreme non-economic damages. From hospital bills to lost earnings to intense pain and suffering, the economic impacts of a motorcycle crash can be absolutely ruinous to accident victims and their families. If you or someone you love were hurt in a motorcycle crash in Hawaii, you should consider how the accident occurred. If it was caused by the actions of a negligent driver, you probably have legal options available that can help you recover. 

The financial ramifications that stem from a motorcycle crash must be handled as soon as possible. Being stuck in the hospital and unable to work while bills are piling up can be stressful and overwhelming. You may be eligible to collect financial compensation for a wide array of damages that resulted from your accident.

Since July 2015, the law in Hawaii does not require motorcyclists to carry insurance. Due to this, riders who are injured by another driver’s negligence and do not have insurance have no choice but to turn to the insurance of the liable driver.

Contact our Hawaii motorcycle accident lawyers as soon as you are able to do so by calling (808) 537-2525 to schedule a no-obligation review of your potential injury claim to find out what legal avenues are open to you.   

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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