Waipahu, HI – Car Crash Results in Injuries on H1 near H1/H2 Merge
March 2, 2023
Waipahu, HI (March 2, 2023) – On the afternoon of March 2, a car crash was reported to officials in Waipahu. Sources say the collision occurred at approximately 12:17 p.m.
Reports indicate the accident took place on the H1 Highway near the H1/H2 Merge. An unknown number of cars crashed in the area resulting in injuries for those involved.
Wounded parties were treated by paramedics at the crash scene before being transported to area hospitals as necessary. Their identities have not been reported at this time.
Delays in traffic ensued in the area for some time while crews were present. Police urged local drivers to use alternative routes.
Authorities in Waipahu continue to investigate.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Hawaii Car Accidents
A steady increase in traffic accidents has been observed in Hawaii in recent years. According to studies, impaired driving caused 42% of traffic-related deaths in 2022, followed by speeding and distracted driving. Hawaii is experiencing an increase in collisions caused by drivers using their cell phones while driving.
Based on the most recent statistics, Hawaii’s auto accident rate is expected to increase in 2023. Highways and intersections are the most common places for accidents to occur. In 2023, pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists will also face increased risks.
It is important for drivers to maintain a safe speed and maintain a safe distance between cars in order to ensure their safety. Seatbelts should be worn by all drivers and passengers, and distractions should be minimized while driving.
Getting injured in a traffic accident can have severe consequences. As a result of an accident, families may be burdened with medical bills while their loved ones suffer physical and emotional pain. It’s important for families to know that they may have legal options available to them.
Support for a loved one is integral in the aftermath of an auto accident injury. An auto accident attorney can help a loved one recover lost wages, lost earning capacity, and property damage.
The help of a car accident lawyer in Hawaii can be helpful in recovering compensation for expenses associated with the accident. Having a comprehensive understanding of every option available to families is one of our goals at Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner.
Our firm is dedicated to protecting our client’s legal rights. In every aspect of the legal process, we remain committed to supporting our clients. Families receive advice from our attorneys about how to proceed after understanding the applicable laws. The attorneys at Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner will help your family make informed decisions about your case. Get in touch with us today at 808-537-2525 to begin the process.
Notes: Our team of writers uses secondary sources such as news reports, 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.