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Pearl City, HI – Five-Vehicle Collision on H1 near Waimalu Exit

January 29, 2023

Pearl City, HI (January 29, 2023) – A serious car accident happened between multiple vehicles in Pearl City on Friday, January 27. Reports were made to authorities in the area at approximately 12:09 p.m. 

The Hawaii Police Department reported that five vehicles were involved in a crash that occurred on H1 prior to the Waimalu exit. How the incident occurred remains unknown at this time. 

Several responders were observed at the crash scene a short time after it happened. Injured victims were treated by EMTs before being transported to local hospitals if necessary. 

Crews worked in the area for an extended period of time on January 27, causing significant traffic delays. Police urged local motorists to use alternate travel routes while the road was occupied by responders. 

Police in Pearl City continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash. 

Hawaii Auto Collisions

 Pearl City, HI - Five-Vehicle Collision on H1 near Waimalu ExitIn 2021, the Hawaii Department of Transportation reported that 94 accidents resulted in 94 traffic-related deaths on Hawaii’s roadways. These numbers fell from the 108 fatalities reported in 2019, but they rose from 2020, which saw a total of 85 traffic-related deaths. However, traffic fatalities throughout the nation have= continued to rise. The main reason traffic-accident fatalities occurred in Hawaii in 2021 were drunk driving, speeding, and distracted driving. Preliminary data indicate that the trend was still there in the beginning of 2022, with most of the 16 deaths happening in January.

The ideal car crash attorney would be familiar with the relevant Hawaii traffic laws, rules, and regulations relevant in your case. They will investigate all possibilities to ensure you obtain the most optimal outcome possible, given the circumstances of your situation. Additionally, they will thoroughly investigate your crash, compile pertinent data, identify the liable party, contact the relevant insurance companies, develop a working legal strategy, determine your damages, determine compensation, and develop a successful personal injury claim on your behalf. Every loss you suffered must be accurately and completely accounted for with the help of your attorney.

In Hawaii, auto collisions occur for a number of reasons. Disobeying current traffic laws, driving while drunk or high, texting while driving, and operating a vehicle on poorly maintained roads are some probable causes of accidents. You have the legal right to seek out and hire the services of the best attorney in the area who specializes in representing individuals who have been injured in car crashes if you or a loved one has been hurt.

If you are thinking about filing a claim for compensation, you should have an experienced Pearl City car crash lawyer assess the strength of your claim. The perseverance of the attorneys at Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner has helped many crash victims secure the maximum financial compensation they require to fully recover. We will do everything we can to help you get through this difficult time and get back to your normal life.

Call 808-537-2525 to speak with an experienced attorney if you were injured as a result of someone else’s carelessness.

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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