Common Injuries from Rear-End Accidents
Regardless of the speeds of the two vehicles that collide, the direction and location of a type rear end crash contributes to the number and severity of injuries sustained by the accident victims.
The force of the accident can also significantly determine the level of physical injury which in turn, may potentially have an effect on the settlement that an injury victim could receive from a damages lawsuit.
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The following are the most common injuries sustained during rear-end collisions:
- Ankle and knee damage caused by the legs bracing for an impact
- Soft tissues injuries
- Head and facial injuries due to the airbag deployment
- wrist, hand or arm injuries caused by bracing for the accident
When two vehicles of comparable sizes are involved in a crash each car will typically sustain the same level of property damage. On the other hand, if one of the automobiles involved in the crash is significantly bigger than the other one, the smaller of the two will suffer from serious damages, as this car will experience the brunt of the crash effects.