KAPOLEI, OAHU (January 1, 2017) – At least one person was killed and another was left with critical injuries after an illegal fireworks accident on New Year’s Day, according to local news sources. (map)
The accident happened just after midnight on New Year’s Day at 91-229 Komohana Street. Two people were lighting illegal fireworks at a large gathering when something when wrong and an explosion happened.
The 38 year old woman was tragically pronounced dead at the scene and the 36 year old man was hospitalized with critical injuries. An accident investigation has been opened and is ongoing.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.