55-year-old female cyclist hit by a vehicle along Kuhio Highway in Kapaa, Hawaii

Modified Date: 
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 12:23pm
Accident Date: 
Friday, April 17, 2015

Traffic crash leaves Kauai bicyclist hospitalized

Officers diverted northbound traffic onto Kamoa Road while emergency personnel responded to the scene.
A 55-year-old female bicyclist was hit by a sedan while she was traveling south along the northbound lane of Kuhio Highway at about 9:45 a.m. in Kapaa, Hawaii. The cyclist was struck when the sedan tried to turn into the northbound lane from the Bobby V’s Pizzeria parking lot. The 19-year-old driver was not injured. The female cyclist was transported to Wilcox Hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. Take these important steps after a serious or fatal bicycle accident: When you have been seriously injured in a bicycle accident, or if a loved one has been killed in a bike crash, it’s hard to know what to do first. Bicycle collisions often result in more severe injuries, and even fatalities, because bicyclists are not protected from the impact of a crash. After an accident, a bike rider faces a daily struggle to recover from injuries while dealing with medical bills and lost income. And the families of bike riders killed in collisions must face moving forward without their loved one. When a bike rider is injured or killed in a crash with a negligent driver, it is critical to get assistance from an experienced bike accident lawyer. It is important to investigate a bike accident immediately while witnesses’ memories and physical evidence are fresh and intact. Lawyers with experience in bicycle accidents can begin the process of securing evidence immediately to support your claim. Learn more here about how a bicycle accident attorney can help immediately.  
Roadway: 
Kuhio Highway
City: 
Kapaau, HI

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