Honolulu, HI – One Pinned, Injured After Tanker Truck Rollover in Ewa Beach
June 21, 2022
Honolulu, HI (June 21, 2022) – The Honolulu Fire Department responded to an accident scene on Tuesday, June 21st when a man became trapped inside a water tanker truck that had overturned.
The incident took place at about 9:35 a.m. in Ewa Beach.
Officials said that, for reasons still under investigation, a construction water tanker toppled down an embankment, pinning an extremity of one of the male occupants inside the cab.
Fire crews used battery-powered hydraulic rescue tools to extricate the victim. The man was taken by paramedics to the Honolulu Emergency Medical Services for treatment.
Roughly two gallons of diesel fuel also spilled out of the tanker.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Vehicle Collisions in Hawaii
Although there are many different kinds of vehicle accidents and many different ways they can happen, they all share one thing in common; they are predisposed to causing serious injuries to the occupants of the involved vehicle as well as those around them.
Although a majority of accidents are the result of driver error, some can also can be attributed to or made worse by faulty safety mechanisms or a defective product. Additionally, some vehicles are very prone to rollovers, specifically sport utility vehicles.
Certain vehicle models also have roofs or sides that are unable to withstand the impact produced by an accident, contributing to the injuries and deaths they cause. People who are injured in car accidents may be entitled to financial compensation for their injuries and other damages.
If you were injured in a car accident caused by another person’s negligence, it is important that you reach out to a reputable Hawaii personal injury lawyer who understands what you and your family are going through. Having an experienced and aggressive advocator on your side will ensure you receive the full financial compensation for your injuries.
Not only are accident victims forced to cope with daily pain and suffering, but they also face rapidly accumulating medical bills while being unable to work. If you were hurt due to the carelessness of another driver, you are most likely entitled to pursue a personal injury case against the person responsible.
Our car accident attorneys in Hawaii have extensive experience in handling these kinds of cases and are ready to guide you through the process.
We are dedicated to helping our clients recover in the quickest and most comfortable way possible. If you were hurt in an accident caused by a negligent driver, contact the car crash lawyers at Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner today by calling (808) 537-2525. Schedule a free, confidential review of your potential claim to learn what legal options are available 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.