Common Car Accident Injuries


Common Car Accident Injuries Infographic

  1. Head and Brain Injuries
    The impact of a car accident can cause the brain to move around in your skull.
    Symptoms of a head or brain injury may not show immediately, they can range from concussions to traumatic brain injuries.
  2. The Cost of Traumatic Brain Injuries
    1.7 Million people each year seek medical attention for TBI.
    $77 Billion are spent yearly on TBI injuries.
  3. Neck Injuries
    Whiplash is one of the most common injuries after a car accident, more serious injuries may occur to the spinal discs.
  4. Back Injuries
    Car accidents can put force on your back during impact and may cause sprains, fractures, or disc injuries. Pain and symptoms may develop over time rather than right away.
  5. Facial Injuries
    Injuries to the face are common from airbags, steering wheels, glass, and more.
    More serious problems like fractures and dental injuries can also occur.
  6. Psychological InjuriesThe effects from a car accident are not always just physical.A car accident can leave a person with emotional distress and psychological issues.
    These issues are most common when accidents involve a severe injury or fatality.

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