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Honolulu, HI – EMS and Fire Crews Respond to Rollover Accident on I-H3 Near Harano Tunnel

August 1, 2022

Honolulu, HI (July 31, 2022) – Police, Emergency Medical Services, and fire crews were requested to the scene of a two-car collision crash on Sunday, July 31st in Honolulu. 

The incident occurred at about 3:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes of interstate H3 near the Harano Tunnel. According to sources, one of the vehicles involved in the collision overturned on impact.

The area was shut down to allow EMTs to reach the victims and provide emergency care and transportation to at least one patient with significant injuries.

This accident is under police investigation. 

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

Car Accidents in Hawaii

Honolulu, HI - EMS and Fire Crews Respond to Rollover Accident on I-H3 Near Harano Tunnel

Driving while distracted has been shown to be more dangerous than driving under the influence. This fact is supported by crash statistics that indicate that in 2012, police issued more than 5,0000 tickets relating to operating a motor vehicle while using an electronic handheld device statewide, dwarfing the number of alcohol-related citations in that same year. 

Hawaii is working hard to fight distracted driving, which is the number one cause of car accidents in the United States. The omnipresence of mobile phones and an ever-growing preoccupation with social media in all its forms have forever changed the way drivers behave behind the wheel.

Another major contributor to vehicle accidents throughout the state is speeding. The Hawaii Department of Transportation has attempted to reduce the number of speed-related crashes and associated deaths by increasing the penalties inflicted upon those cited for the act. 

In spite of their best efforts, however, car accidents continue to happen daily and present long-term consequences for injured victims as well as their families.   

It is essential that you speak with a Honolulu car accident lawyer you can rely on following a serious accident. Contact a Honolulu car crash attorney from Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner today at (808) 537-2525 to schedule a free assessment of your possible claim to discover what legal options are open to you.   

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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