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Waimanalo, HI – Moped Rider Critically Injured on Kalanianaole Hwy

November 8, 2022

Waimanalo, HI (November 08, 2022) – Police are actively searching for the driver of a sedan that was involved in a hit-and-run collision on Saturday, November 5th in Honolulu. 

According to officers from the Honolulu Police Department and traffic investigators, the incident took place at about 7:30 p.m. on Kalanianaole Highway in the Waimanalo area. 

The driver of the sedan was traveling westbound along the highway when they crashed into the back of a moped. The moped’s operator, a 36-year-old male, was thrown from his bike onto the highway. He sustained critical trauma to his body and head. 

He was transported by Emergency Medical Services to a local medical facility for immediate life-saving treatment. His current condition is unknown. 

Officers said the driver of the sedan failed to stop, notify police, or render aid after the impact. The vehicle continued down the highway in the direction of Kailua. Police are currently working to locate the fleeing driver. No additional details regarding the crash or the suspect have been released. 

Although crash investigators have determined that speed on the part of the sedan driver was a factor in the crash, alcohol, and drugs have not been ruled out. 

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

Moped Crashes in Hawaii

Waimanalo, HI - Moped Rider Critically Injured on Kalanianaole Hwy

Collisions involving mopeds and larger motor vehicles, such as buses, cars, or trucks, commonly result in severe and potentially fatal injuries. In many instances, the moped operator will sustain the worse injuries, due primarily to the fact that mopeds and other small, electric bikes weigh a lot less than most other vehicles and are equipped with absolutely no safety features whatsoever. 

This is just one of the reasons why you should have the legal advice of the Honolulu personal injury lawyers at Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner. Our law firm has a well-earned track record of successfully representing individuals trying to cope with significant injuries, pain, stress, and financial difficulties caused by a moped accident that was not their fault. 

Along with fighting for economic recovery, our Honolulu catastrophic injury lawyers also advocate for our client’s emotional and physical recovery. We will fight for your right to appropriate medical care, work with your insurance provider to keep them abreast of your claim, and calculate any expected medical costs you will likely face even after your claim is settled.

If you were injured in a moped accident caused by someone else’s negligence, your road to recovery will undoubtedly be a long, costly one. The healing process can be made even more trying if the at-fault driver or their insurance carrier attempts to deny fault or refuses to offer you the financial compensation you need and are entitled to.

If you were harmed in a motor vehicle crash due to a negligent driver, contact our Honolulu moped injury attorneys today at (808) 537-2525 and schedule a no-obligation review of your potential claim.

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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