Waikiki, HI - Pedestrian Injured in Collision on Kalakaua Ave near Philip St
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Waikiki, HI – Pedestrian Injured in Collision on Kalakaua Ave near Philip St

August 15, 2023

Waikiki, HI (August 15, 2023) – A traffic accident was reported to police in Waikiki on the afternoon of August 15. At around 2:00 p.m., emergency crews went to the area where the accident took place to help the people involved. 

Sources say the collision occurred on Kalakaua Avenue near Philip Street. A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and injured, according to reports. Paramedics helped the injured victim before transporting them to the hospital.

At this time, the pedestrian has not been identified to the public. Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash.

We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured victim.

Hawaii Pedestrian Crashes

In Hawaii, car crashes happen every single day, numerous times per day. On average, the state sees approximately 10,000 vehicle collisions per year. These crashes result in injuries and fatalities for a large number of people. Sometimes, pedestrians become involved in these accidents. Sadly, hundreds of people lose their lives annually due to Hawaii auto collisions. 

Car crashes happen throughout the nation for several different reasons. The majority of reported auto collisions in America and in the state of Hawaii are caused by negligent driving. Each year, over 5,000 pedestrians lose their lives throughout the country due to traffic collisions. Over 50% of traffic accidents that involve pedestrians are caused by driver negligence. 

Drivers who are distracted, intoxicated, fatigued, or traveling at unsafe speeds put themselves and everyone around them at serious risk of sustaining injuries or even losing their lives. The statistics related to negligent driving are alarming, showing that over 90% of reported car crashes in the US are the result of some type of driver negligence.

When you or someone you love has been hurt in a car crash, it is important to be able to determine how the collision occurred, especially if you know it was not your fault. If you are under the impression that your accident was caused by the actions of a negligent driver, you may be eligible to collect financial compensation for your losses and damages. No one should ever have to go broke paying for damages, injuries, and losses caused by another person’s negligence. 

Pedestrian crash lawyers in Hawaii work hard to help injured accident victims recover. We know how difficult it can be to sustain a serious injury and to have to spend prolonged periods of time in the hospital, away from your loved ones, and out of work. Missing much-needed paychecks while you have extra bills piling up can be overwhelming and stressful. 

Contact a skilled car crash attorney who can help you file a personal injury claim for financial compensation. Especially if you know that another person caused your accident, you should talk to a lawyer as soon as you can to get started on a personal injury claim. 

Call the law office of Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner at (808) 537-2525 to speak to an experienced and skilled car crash attorney who can help you recover the compensation you need.

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