Waipahu, HI – Major Car Crash on H1 at Waiawa Overpass Causes Injuries
January 22, 2023
Waipahu, HI (January 22, 2023) – A car crash was reported to police in Waipahu on January 21. Emergency officials were dispatched to the scene to render aid to those involved and investigate the details of the incident.
Reports indicate the crash occurred on H1 at the Waiawa Overpass. An unspecified number of vehicles were involved in the crash.
Several emergency responders were observed at the crash scene a short time after it occurred. Currently, the total number of injured victims has not been reported.
Police asked drivers commuting near the crash site to use caution or avoid the area if possible. Authorities in Waipahu are still investigating the details of the incident.
Our thoughts are with everyone involved in this accident in Waipahu.
Hawaii Car Accidents
Each day, around 30 major car crashes happen throughout Hawaii. Auto accidents are the leading cause of death and major injuries in the United States, particularly among people ages 15 to 20. Every year, approximately six million car accidents happen across the country. These catastrophes cause over three million people to become injured annually and take the lives of roughly forty thousand.
Alarmingly, most of these crashes happen due to the actions of reckless, careless, and otherwise negligent drivers. Thousands of people choose to operate their vehicles while under the influence of drugs, or alcohol, while they are texting, or speeding. Millions of people sustain injuries yearly due to accidents caused by these drivers. When someone sustains injuries due to driver negligence, the injured party and/or their family can collect financial compensation for their losses and damages.
After being hurt in a car accident, you may suffer a great deal. In addition to dealing with painful and maybe even debilitating injuries, you may also be worried about how you’ll afford the costs related to your crash. Dealing with everything on your own may be difficult and stressful.
Depending on the nature of your accident, you may qualify for financial compensation that could assist you in recovering from the resulting losses. A car crash attorney in Waipahu may be able to help you file a personal injury claim so you can get help recovering.
Negligent drivers must be held liable for the damages they cause. This is so they are less likely to danger others in the future. The Honolulu car accident attorneys at Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner have many years of combined legal experience helping accident victims hurt by negligence to make full financial recoveries.
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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.