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Oahu, HI – Motorcyclist Injured in Collision at Kalanianaole Hwy and Kamehameha Hwy

August 22, 2022

Oahu, HI (August 21, 2022) – A 34-year-old motorcyclist was left with critical injuries following a collision with another vehicle on Saturday, August 20th. 

The incident occurred at about 11:50 p.m. in the area of Kamehameha Highway and Kalanianaole Highway on Oahu’s windward side.

The victim sustained a serious head injury. He was transported by paramedics to a nearby hospital in critical condition.  

Speed is considered a contributing factor. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Vehicle Crashes in Hawaii

Oahu, HI - Motorcyclist Injured in Collision at Kalanianaole Hwy and Kamehameha Hwy

A leading cause of vehicle collisions throughout Hawaii is speeding. The state’s Department of Transportation has tried to decrease the number of speed-related crashes and associated fatalities by increasing the penalties imposed upon those cited for this unlawful act. 

In spite of their best efforts, however, accidents continue to occur every day and often have long-lasting ramifications for injured victims and their families.   

Hawaii is also working diligently to combat distracted driving, which is the number one cause of car accidents nationwide. The universality of smartphones and the ever-growing social media fervor have forever changed the way drivers behave behind the wheel.

Distracted driving has shown to be more dangerous than driving under the influence, a fact upheld by car accident data that show in 2012, police across the state issued more than 5,0000 citations associated with operating a vehicle while using a handheld electronic device.  

It is essential that you speak with a Hawaii car accident lawyer you can rely on following a serious accident. Contact our Honolulu motorcycle accident attorneys today at (808) 537-2525 to schedule a free assessment of your possible claim to discover what legal options are open to you.   

The Honolulu law firm of Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner has decades of combined experience in learning and working with Hawaii’s state-specific laws and regulations and can give you reasonable advice on the best way to secure the economic recovery you are entitled to after a serious crash. Our job is to hold the at-fault driver responsible for the damages and losses they caused.

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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