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Palama, HI – Injury Accident Reported on H-1 near Palama Off-Ramp

April 16, 2023

Palama, HI (April 16, 2023) – On April 15, the Honolulu Police Department was notified that a crash took place in the Palama area that required assistance.

Just before 3:30 a.m., police and firefighters responded to the scene of a crash on H-1. Reports provided by the Hawaii Department of Transportation show that vehicles collided on the westbound side of the highway. The incident blocked the right three lanes of travel near the off-ramp for Palama.

Paramedics were dispatched to the scene of the crash to provide treatment to the victims who suffered injuries. At least one person was transported to a local hospital for further medical attention.

At this time, investigations into the crash are underway.

We hope those who were harmed in this auto collision recover quickly.

Car Accidents in Hawaii

Auto accidents take place frequently in the City and County of Honolulu and often have devastating consequences for those involved. In many cases, innocent people are left with severe and traumatic injuries that impact their lives forever. Common injuries reported in accidents that we see across Honolulu County include:

  • Spinal cord fractures
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Internal organ injuries
  • Whiplash and other soft tissue injuries

One of the most common causes of car accidents in Hawaii is running red lights or failing to yield at stop signs. This can often happen when drivers are in a hurry or not paying attention to their surroundings.

Distracted driving continues to be a leading factor in most classes across the state. This can include anything from texting on a cellphone to taking your eyes off the road to simply changing the radio station. Distracted driving is extremely dangerous and can easily lead to an accident.

Finally, speeding is another major contributing factor to traffic collisions in the City and County of Honolulu. Speed limits are put in place to protect all drivers who are sharing the road, which is why it’s important to obey them. Speeding makes it more difficult to stop or avoid an accident, so it’s best to just slow down and arrive alive.

If you have been hurt in any type of car accident, be sure to call the police and seek medical attention if necessary. It is also crucial to contact a car accident lawyer in Honolulu as soon as possible to protect your legal rights and best interest.

Our Hawaii personal injury lawyers at Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner have more than 30 years of experience representing people across the state of Hawaii who have been harmed as a result of accidents. Our team will fight to ensure you are able to get justice and protect your legal rights

If you have been hurt as a result of a crash, it is important that you reach out to our Hawaii personal injury lawyers right away. Our team is available by calling 808-537-2525 at your earliest convenience to get started on your case.

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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