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Salt Lake, HI – Auto Collision on Puuloa S near Salt Lake Blvd Ends in Injuries

December 21, 2022

Salt Lake, HI (December 21, 2022) – A serious car crash happened in Salt Lake on the evening of December 21. At approximately 9:25 p.m., emergency crews were sent to the scene to render aid and investigate the details of the collision. 

At least one person was in need of emergency care at the scene, located on Puuloa South near Salt Lake Boulevard. Traffic was backed up in the vicinity of the crash site while crews were present. 

Paramedics helped wounded parties at the crash scene. Those with extensive injuries were loaded into ambulances and transported to area hospitals as necessary. 

The roadway was closed for some time while crews worked to secure the scene. Traffic was slowed in the area while the area was active with responders. 

We hope for the full and fast recovery of those with injuries. 

Hawaii Car Accidents

American auto collisions continue to occur frequently despite the leaps and bounds made in safety features in today’s vehicles. Car crashes result in over 4.5 million injured Americans per year. In Hawaii, thousands of auto accidents are reported yearly. Sadly, hundreds of people end up losing their lives in these accidents. It’s easy to think that you will never become injured in a car crash, however, the truth is that most American drivers will become involved in at least four auto collisions throughout their lives. 

Car crashes are always unexpected. Before you even know what happened, you may find yourself involved in a severe accident that injured you to the point of needing professional medical attention. Unfortunately, it isn’t possible to prevent car crashes from happening. However, drivers can choose to remain aware, awake, alert, and sober at all times, which may greatly reduce the likelihood that they will be involved in a collision.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a Hawaii auto accident, it is likely it was caused by driver negligence. The most prevalent causes of traffic accidents in the Aloha State include distraction, intoxication, and speeding. These, among others, are very common types of driver negligence seen in the US today. Hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in the United States every year due to the actions of negligent drivers. In one recent year, distracted driving caused more than 20% of all crash-related fatalities in the state of Hawaii. If a negligent driver caused your accident, you will most likely be eligible to collect financial compensation for numerous damages that may have resulted from your accident and the injuries that followed.  

A personal injury attorney in Salt Lake can help you get the financial compensation you deserve after you’ve been hurt by driver negligence. You may need help covering the costs related to the damages that stem from your accident, such as medical bills, repairs to your vehicle, and more. It is important to work with a skilled attorney who can help protect your legal rights. At the law offices of Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner, we have decades of combined experience helping injured crash victims financially recover.

It can be scary and painful to be injured in an accident of any kind. Recovery can be a long, arduous road. You may be stuck in the hospital for weeks while you undergo exhausting medical care. You may have to spend time away from your job, family, and friends, which can be extremely depressing and stressful. All of this and more may be able to be compensated for in court when you file a personal injury claim. 

Call the law office of Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner as soon as you can at (808) 537-2525 to schedule a complimentary review of your personal injury claim. 

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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