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Waianae, HI – Officer Injured Veering to Avoid Stolen Vehicle on Farrington Hwy

December 29, 2022

Waianae, HI (December 29, 2022) – On Wednesday, December 28, a Honolulu police officer was hurt when he had to jump out of the way of a vehicle driven by a suspect in Waianae. 

The incident was reported at the Waianae District Park on Farrington Highway at around 11 a.m. It was reported that 21-year-old Travis Key was driving a stolen vehicle when he deliberately tried to hit the HPD officer. The officer was trying to stop the vehicle. 

The man was hurt and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. Key was arrested for attempted murder, car theft, resisting arrest, and a contempt warrant. No additional information has been provided at this time. 

Local authorities are handling the ongoing investigation. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Hawaii Distracted Driving Accidents

Waianae, HI - Officer Injured Veering to Avoid Stolen Vehicle on Farrington HwyOver 17,000 traffic tickets were issued in Hawaii in 2017 as a result of driver distraction, according to local statistics on distracted driving. As opposed to the 11,000 traffic citations connected to distracted driving that were issued in 2015, 20,000 were issued in 2016. Driver distraction is a significant contributor to serious crashes on the Big Island, and we want to help you recover if you have been hurt by a reckless motorist. 

You will be able to determine the most effective strategy for pursuing the compensation you require following a major injury accident with the assistance of a car accident attorney in Hawaii who has extensive experience with the laws that are specific to the state of Hawaii. We are here to ensure that the party legally liable for the harm they have caused you is held accountable for their actions.

Accident-related costs can quickly add up in the wake of a collision, and these damages can be a significant financial burden. Whether you need to make a claim with your own insurance company or pursue a claim against a third party, a lawyer can assist you in pursuing compensation for the losses that you have incurred as a result of the accident that has caused you to be under a significant amount of financial strain.

If you’re considering pursuing compensation, you should have a skilled Waianae personal injury attorney evaluate the merits of your case. Numerous accident victims have benefited from the tenacity of the attorneys at Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner in obtaining the sizeable financial recompense they required to recover completely. We will exert all effort to assist you in overcoming this difficult recuperation phase and returning to your regular life.

If you were hurt as a result of someone else’s negligence, call 808-537-2525 to talk with an experienced lawyer.

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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