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Princeville, HI – Pedestrian Dies During Vehicle Crash on Kuhio Hwy

September 15, 2022

Princeville, HI (September 14, 2022) – On Monday, September 12th, the Kauai Police Department was called to the scene of a fatal accident on Kuhio Highway in Princeville. 

According to sources, the incident took place at about 7:40 p.m. on the northbound side of the highway by the Kapaka Street intersection, in the area of Princeville Botanical Gardens, when a man walking alongside the roadway was hit by a car driven by a 49-year-old woman from Kilauea. 

Impairment and speeding have been ruled out as factors in the collision, which remains under police investigation.  

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Pedestrian Injuries in Hawaii

Princeville, HI - Pedestrian Dies During Vehicle Crash on Kuhio Hwy

Although pedestrian accidents happen for various reasons, an overwhelming majority of them are caused by irresponsible drivers. Having an experienced and aggressive advocator on your side will ensure you receive full financial compensation for your injuries.

Negligent and unlawful driver behaviors put countless people in danger, especially cyclists, and pedestrians. When the person in control of a potentially deadly vehicle is careless or inattentive for even a split second, the chances of them taking a life or leaving a victim seriously injured are extremely high.  

Some common examples of the kinds of negligence that result in pedestrian accidents include distracted driving, drunk driving, reckless driving, poorly maintained vehicles, and badly designed intersections and roadways

We are focused on the full recovery of our clients in the fastest and most comfortable way possible. If you were injured in an accident due to a negligent driver, contact our pedestrian injury attorneys in Hawaii today by calling (808) 537-2525. Schedule a free and confidential assessment of your potential case to find out what legal options are available to you.   

If you were injured in a pedestrian accident caused by another person’s negligence, it is important that you reach out to a reputable Hawaii personal injury lawyer who understands what you and your family are going through.  

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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