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Pearl City, HI – Traffic Accident Leads to Injuries on I-H1 at Lehua Ave

July 14, 2022

Pearl City, HI (July 14, 2022) – Local police officers, and first responders were requested to the scene of a vehicle crash in Pearl City on Thursday, July 14th.  

The collision, which involved two passenger vehicles, took place at about 9:40 p.m. in the westbound lanes of Interstate H1 near the Lehua Avenue overpass, just before the off-ramp leading to Waipahu.  

Paramedics and at least one wrecker also responded to the scene where they provided pre-hospital emergency aid to at least one patient. 

The extent of their injuries was not immediately known. 

This accident remains under investigation at this time.

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

Car Accidents in Hawaii

Pearl City, HI - Traffic Accident Leads to Injuries on I-H1 at Lehua Ave

Some motor vehicle collisions are caused by a single outside influence over which neither driver has control. It is much more common, however, for auto accidents to be the end result of many different factors that culminate into a single, terrible event. Although it is true that, once in a great while, no one is to blame, an overwhelming number of serious car accidents are caused by negligent actions on the part of one or both drivers. 

Some common forms of negligence that result in serious auto collisions include:

  • Inattentive drivers, such as those reading text messages and making telephone calls
  • Drives who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol 
  • Drivers who are aggressive or reckless 
  • Vehicles that are poorly maintained
  • Roadways and intersections that are badly designed

These and numerous other forms of negligence put thousands of innocent people in harm’s way each and every day, including joggers, bicyclists, pedestrians, children, and even other motorists and their passengers. 

When someone behind the wheel of an object that has the power to kill is careless, irresponsible, or distracted for even a second, the chances of them killing an innocent victim or leaving a victim with critical injuries are quite high.  

The state of Hawaii abides by no-fault car insurance laws. This means that, generally speaking, injured parties will have to file a claim with their own insurance company for repayment of their medical costs no matter how the accident happened.

If a motor vehicle accident left you with serious injuries and significant medical expenses that equal $5,000 or more or left you with a permanent disability or disfigurement, you may be eligible to pursue compensation from the driver who caused them.

A vehicle accident lawyer in Honolulu who has decades of experience in understanding and working with Hawaii’s state-specific laws and statutes can offer you reliable advice on the most pragmatic way to obtain the financial compensation you deserve following a serious car crash. Our job is to hold the at-fault driver responsible for the damages and losses they caused.

Our Hawaii personal injury lawyers have ample experience in dealing with these types of cases and are prepared to guide you and your family through the legal process.

Contact a vehicle accident attorney from Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner today by calling (808) 537-2525 to schedule a free review of your potential case to find out 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. 

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