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Waipahu, HI – Motorcycle Crash Causes Injuries on H1 Near Waimalu Off-Ramp

January 24, 2023

Waipahu, HI (January 24, 2023) – Early Sunday morning on January 22, 2023, there was a collision involving a motorcycle on Interstate Highway 1. The wreck happened on the left side of Highway 1 westbound close to the Waimalu off-ramp. Four lanes of the highway closed along with the Waipahu off-ramp closing for a period of time as a result of the crash. 

The Honolulu Police Department received calls of the accident and emergency responders were dispatched immediately. 

As of right now, the police are not sure what caused the accident, so the details of the accident are still being investigated. It is not known whether the motorcyclist or other vehicles involved in the accident have been identified. 

There is no information on whether the motorcyclist or anyone else involved in the collision was injured or hospitalized. It is also unknown what the current medical condition of those involved in the accident is.

Our thoughts are with the injured parties. We hope for their full recovery. 

Accidents Statistics in Hawaii Oahu, HI-Motorcycle Crash on H1 WB Near Waipahu Off-Ramp

There has been a steady increase in traffic accidents in Hawaii in recent years. Among traffic-related deaths in 2022, impaired driving accounted for 42%, followed by speeding and distracted driving. The number of collisions caused by drivers using their cell phones while driving has increased in Hawaii. 

The rate of auto accidents in Hawaii is expected to increase over 40% in 2023, according to the most recent statistics. Most accidents happen on highways and at intersections. A rise in risks will also affect pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists in 2023.

Among the worst states for motorcycle drivers, Hawaii ranks 15th. Hawaii’s capital city, Honolulu, is where most accidents occur. The number of motorcycle and moped accidents jumped 250% from 2021 to 2022. The rider is injured or killed in 80% of motorcycle accidents.

Driving any vehicle safely requires the drivers to maintain a safe speed as well as a safe distance from other cars. Distractions should be minimized while operating a motor vehicle. 

Traffic accidents can result in severe injuries. Families may be burdened with medical bills after an accident while their loved ones suffer from physical and emotional suffering. Knowing that they may have legal options is important for families.  

When a loved one has been injured in an auto accident, support is crucial. Having a motorcycle accident attorney can help a loved one recover lost wages, lost earning capacity, and property damage. 

An motorcycle accident lawyer in Waipahu can help you recover compensation for expenses associated with the accident. We at Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner strive to provide families with a complete understanding of all their options. 

It is our firm’s mission to protect the legal rights of our clients. Client support is our top priority in every aspect of the legal process. Upon understanding the applicable laws, our attorneys advise families on how to proceed. Choosing a law firm like Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner means making informed decisions about your case. Contact us today at 808-537-2525 to get started.  

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. 

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