Pearl City, HI – Motorcycle Accident on H-1 Causes Injuries
January 23, 2023
Pearl City, HI (January 23, 2023) – On Saturday, January 21, 2023, a man was driving a motorcycle in the Pearl City area, and lost control. It was only moments later that the motorcyclist crashed. He was traveling on the H-1 freeway at the time of the accident.
At approximately 9:05 p.m. the motorcyclist was heading westbound when he collided into the nearby barrier.
Emergency responders and local police officers immediately reported to the scene where they found the motorcyclist in the roadway. The motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital due to the injuries he suffered. A report from police can confirm that the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the incident.
Local police officials are continuing with their ongoing investigation of the accident. As of now, the current medical condition of the motorcyclist remains unknown to authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured motorcyclist. We hope for their full recovery.
Motorcycle Accident Statistics
The number of traffic accidents has increased steadily over the past few years in the state of Hawaii. Recent studies show that speeding and impaired driving are the primary causes for most of the state’s accidents. Distracted driving or using a cellphone while driving are other common causes for collisions in the state. In 2022, 42% of traffic related deaths were caused by impaired driving. In total, there were 117 deaths related to auto accidents in 2022.
According to recent data, Hawaii is actually projected to have an increase in accidents this year by an alarming 42%. Statistically speaking, Hawaii saw in the last six months of 2022, the highest increase in roadway deaths. Collisions frequently occur on highways and at intersections.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that accidents involving cyclists, motorcyclists, and pedestrians have also increased. Hawaii has set a goal of 0 accidents this year, but studies show Hawaii will be far from reaching it.
When someone is injured in a collision, there can be serious consequences for them and even their family. The burden of medical expenses, along with the physical and emotional pain as the result of an accident can be overwhelming. Families may have legal options available to them so they can support their loved ones. In the event of a successful claim, you or your loved one could recover money for lost wages, property damage, pain and suffering, and lost earning capacity.
In cases like these, seeking the help of a motorcycle accident injury attorney in Hawaii can help recover compensation for expenses revolving around the accident. Our Pearl City motorcycle accident attorneys at Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner want to help families get the justice they deserve.
We believe in protecting the legal rights of our clients and providing support throughout the legal process. Our attorneys help families understand the laws that apply to their case and advise them on how to proceed. Working with one of our attorneys at Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner will give your family a peace of mind as they work on the case. Give us a call today at 808-537-2525
Notes: Our team of writers uses secondary sources such as news reports, 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.