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Four-car accident results in one fatality

On Behalf of | Jan 25, 2019 | Motor Vehicle Accidents |

There are many things people can control when they are driving in Hawaii. They can control their speed, how close they travel behind other drivers, whether they signal their turns, whether they use their phones and many other factors. However, there are things they cannot control. They cannot control the weather which can create slippery driving conditions and most importantly they cannot control the other drivers on the roads. So, even when a driver is doing everything correctly, they still could be the victim of a car accident.

Unfortunately this is what recently happened to multiple drivers. A driver rear-ended another vehicle. The vehicle that was hit was then forced into another vehicle which then struck a fourth vehicle. The drivers of the vehicle that caused the accident and the driver of the car he rear-ended went to the hospital. The driver that was initially struck tragically died from his injuries. The drivers of the other two vehicles suffered minor injuries but did not go to the hospital. The cause of the accident is still under investigation, but speed may have been a factor.

The accident above is an example of how negligent driving can completely change people’s lives. The victim of the accident above is now no longer with us and his family is left grieving the loss of a loved one. In addition to that, the family may also be suffering financially if the victim earned a primary income for the family. The victims of these accidents may be entitled to compensation for their injuries though. This compensation can pay for medical bills, funeral costs, lost income and other damages.

There are many car accidents each year in Hawaii. The accidents vary in severity, but some are very tragic, like the one above. They leave people not only grieving, but they are sometimes left trying to figure out how they will simply pay bills. They may be able to receive compensation for their injuries. Giving the difficult position they may find themselves in it is important that they receive the proper amount of compensation. Experienced attorneys understand the importance of this compensation and may be able to guide one through the process.