The Legal Examiner Mark The Legal Examiner Mark The Legal Examiner Mark search twitter facebook feed linkedin instagram google-plus avvo phone envelope checkmark mail-reply spinner error close
Skip to main content

Pedestrians involved in motor vehicle accidents have the highest mortality and morbidity rates of all motor vehicle trauma. In an article studying the pattern of pedestrian injuries, of 115 patients, the most common fracture was
the tibia-fibula (39 patients), followed by pelvic fractures (35 patients) and femur fractures (31 patients). 90% of long bone fractures were caused by a direct blow mechanism.

Comments are closed.

Of Interest