Wahiawa, HI – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on Kamehameha Hwy near Ohai St
January 24, 2023
Wahiawa, HI (January 24, 2023)-Tuesday morning, January 24, 2023, an accident took place going southbound on Kamehameha Highway. The multi-vehicle collision was reported to be close to Ohai Street. The collision forced all southbound lanes on Kamehameha Highway to close for a period of time. Traffic was rerouted but it is reported that all lanes are open once again on the highway.
The motor vehicle accident called for the immediate assistance of emergency responders such as the Honolulu Police Department, the Honolulu Fire Department, and emergency medical services. These responders were dispatched shortly after the accident happened.
According to the police officials that arrived at the scene, the details are currently unclear about what happened that could have caused the accident. However, it is confirmed that two vehicles were involved in the collision. The injuries sustained by the drivers or other passengers and their current medical conditions are unknown at this time.
The Honolulu Police Department remains at the scene presently to investigate the initial cause of the two-vehicle collision.
Our thoughts are with those who were involved in this accident.
Hawaii Auto Accidents
A steady increase in traffic accidents has been observed in Hawaii in recent years. According to studies, impaired driving caused 42% of traffic-related deaths in 2022, followed by speeding and distracted driving. Hawaii is experiencing an increase in collisions caused by drivers using their cell phones while driving.
Based on the most recent statistics, Hawaii’s auto accident rate is expected to increase in 2023. Highways and intersections are the most common places for accidents to occur. In 2023, pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists will also face increased risks.
It is important for drivers to maintain a safe speed and maintain a safe distance between cars in order to ensure their safety. Seatbelts should be worn by all drivers and passengers and distractions should be minimized while driving.
Getting injured in a traffic accident can have severe consequences. As a result of an accident, families may be burdened with medical bills while their loved ones suffer physical and emotional pain. It’s important for families to know that they may have legal options available to them.
Support for a loved one is integral in the aftermath of an auto accident injury. An auto accident attorney can help a loved one recover lost wages, lost earning capacity, and property damage.
The help of a car accident lawyer in Wahiawa can be helpful in recovering compensation for expenses associated with the accident. Having a comprehensive understanding of every option available to families is one of our goals at Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner.
Our firm is dedicated to protecting our clients’ legal rights. In every aspect of the legal process, we remain committed to supporting our clients. Families receive advice from our attorneys about how to proceed after understanding the applicable laws. The attorneys at Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner will help your family make informed decisions about your case. Get in touch with us today at 808-537-2525 to begin the process.
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.