Menu Contact View Our Practice Areas
Call for free consultation

Recent pedestrian accidents add to an already deadly year

Pedestrians are abundant in Hawaii, especially around cities. The weather in Hawaii is warm year-round, so many residents choose walking as their main form of transportation. Running has also become a popular form of exercise. Runners and joggers are commonly seen grinding out their miles along the shoulders of crowded roadways. Unfortunately, being in such close proximity to vehicular traffic often leads to pedestrian accidents.

Recently, two fatal pedestrian accidents occurred within a span of 48 hours, adding to the list of traffic fatalities in what has so far been a deadly year for Hawaiians. The first accident happened in Maui along Veteran's Highway during the morning hours. Authorities said a pickup truck struck a woman who was walking along the side of the road. Reportedly, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

The second accident happened at night along Wailea Alanui Drive in Wailea. According to reports, a man was walking alongside the road when he was suddenly struck by a car. Tragically, the man died at the scene of the accident, authorities said. Reportedly, there have been seven traffic related fatalities already this year on Maui.

Both drivers and pedestrians need to stay focused and alert at all times around crowded roadways. Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents often turn out to be fatal. Those in Hawaii who have suffered injuries or the loss of loved ones in pedestrian accidents could benefit by seeking the services of an experienced legal representative. A successfully litigated claim could result in much-needed compensation to help victims and families recover any monetary losses.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Watch Our Videos

Have An Attorney Check Your Accident And Injuries

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy


Recovery Law Center 1260 Young Street Suite 228 Honolulu, HI 96814 Phone: 808-379-3537 Fax: 808-597-8881 Honolulu Law Office Map

Review Us
Lawyers Of Distinction | 2018