Wailuku, HI – Vehicle Accident with Injuries Reported on Kuhikahi Dr near Honoapi’ilani Highway
October 2, 2023
Wailuku, HI (October 2, 2023) – A motor vehicle accident with entrapment took place on Sunday evening that ended in injuries.
At around 11:10 p.m. on October 1, the police and firefighters out of Maui were called to the scene of a crash on Kuhikahi Drive. According to law enforcement, a collision took place on the roadway in the area near the Honoapi’ilani Highway.
Two people became trapped inside their vehicle and had to be extricated. Once removed, the two victims were transported to area hospitals for emergency medical treatment of injuries.
The crash is currently being investigated by the Maui Police Department.
Our thoughts go out to those harmed in this accident.
Car Accidents in Hawaii
Automobile accidents in Hawaii leave thousands of people injured every year. Unfortunately, suffering a serious injury can have an overwhelming impact on a person’s life. Many accidents that we see here in Hawaii are caused by negligent drivers. Leading factors in Hawaii car crashes include:
- Failure to Yield: When drivers do not yield to others sharing the road, they can crash into them and cause serious harm. Regrettably, we often see accidents caused by drivers who do not yield while switching lanes or turning at intersections.
- Reckless Driving Actions: Drivers acting in reckless manners while operating their vehicles place the lives of others sharing the road at serious risk of being harmed. Regrettably, there are many accidents that occur due to drivers switching lanes recklessly, tailgating, and engaging in other careless and senseless acts.
- Passing Stop Signs: Stop signs are put in place to ensure drivers are able to safely pass through intersections. When drivers disobey them and pass through, they can crash into others and cause severe injuries and damage.
When drivers fail to operate their vehicles safely and in a responsible manner, they place the lives of other people traveling near them at risk of being harmed. If you have the unfortunate experience of being hurt in a car crash due to the actions of another driver, you may be able to take legal action. You should consult with a Wailuku car accident lawyer right away to determine what course of action you need to take moving forward. Your attorney will be able to advise you and provide you with more information regarding your rights.
Our personal injury lawyers at Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner understand the difficulties that can be caused by suffering an injury due to someone else’s negligence. That is why we are dedicated to providing our clients with compassionate and dedicated legal representation during their time of need. If you have been injured and need assistance navigating the legal process, please contact our Hawaii personal injury law firm at 808-537-2525 to schedule a free consultation with our team today. We will work tirelessly to help you receive the compensation you deserve for your injuries so that you can focus on healing and moving forward.
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 incorrect information, please contact Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner right away so that we can update the post right away to reflect the most accurate information available.
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