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Waikiki, HI – Injuries Reported in Major Car Accident on Kalakaua Ave near Ala Moana Blvd

December 6, 2022

Waikiki, HI (December 6, 2022) – A car crash happened in Waikiki on the evening of December 6 that prompted an emergency dispatch. Shortly after 5:00 p.m., emergency crews were sent to the scene of an accident on Kalakaua Avenue. 

According to reports, the accident happened on Kalakaua Avenue near Ala Moana Boulevard. Injuries resulted from the collision and injured parties were treated on-site. 

At least one person was transported to a local hospital for further care. The extent of the injuries suffered in the accident has not been reported. 

Delays in traffic ensued for some time while police and paramedics worked to secure the area. Local motorists were asked to use alternative routes. 

We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries. 

Hawaii Auto Accidents

The United States sees over 6 million car crashes per year. Auto wrecks are listed as one of the most common reasons severe injuries and fatalities take place. More than 3 million people are hurt in these accidents per year. Each day, in the state of Hawaii, approximately 30 serious auto crashes happen each day, and approximately 10,000 happen per year. 

Alarmingly, most of these crashes are the result of negligent driving. Thousands of drivers choose to allow themselves to become distracted, fatigued, intoxicated, or drive at unsafe speeds, putting themselves and everyone around them at serious risk for injuries or death. Every year in the US, about 30% of reported auto accidents are the result of intoxicated driving. Additionally, 400,000 vehicle crashes happen per year due to driver distraction. Overall, over 90% of reported car wrecks happen due to the actions of negligent drivers. 

When you’re seriously hurt in an auto crash, you may be suffering in many different ways. You could be stuck in the hospital with severe injuries while you worry about how you’re going to make ends meet financially. You may be missing work and much-needed pay while the bills pile up, which can be very stressful and difficult to deal with. 

Depending on whether a negligent driver caused your injuries, you may be eligible to file a personal injury claim for financial compensation. By working with a car crash attorney, you can file a personal injury claim and get the finances you need to pay for the costs related to your accident. A car crash lawyer in Honolulu can assist you in filing a personal injury claim so you can get your life back on track after your wreck.

Additionally, negligent drivers need to be held accountable for their actions. We, at Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner, have decades of experience assisting injured accident victims to get the money they need to recover. Our personal and professional goal is to help injured accident victims who have been hurt by negligent drivers get the money they require to pay for medical care, repairs to their cars/trucks/vans etc, and reimburse them for lost wages, among other costs. We work hard to allow you to rest easy knowing your case is in good hands with our firm.

Call our law firm at  (808) 537-2525 to schedule a free case evaluation. 

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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