INJURY PATTERNS IN TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND SUGGESTED PREVENTIVE MEASURES

The article briefly discusses the main pattern of injuries sustained in traffic accidents. The following types of injury to driver and passengers are included - ruptures of the parasagittal bridging veins and gliding contusions of the brain, axis fractures, and aortic and pelvic injuries. Injuries to unprotected road users such as pedestrians, cyclists and moped riders are also discussed. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica

    Munksgaard, Noerre Soegade 35
    DK-1370 Copenhagen,   Denmark 
  • Authors:
    • Voigt, G E
  • Publication Date: 1975

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 475-483
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 46

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00142470
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Analytic
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 19 1977 12:00AM