Head, neck and chest injuries are common in crashes

Our Blog,personal injury | June 21, 2017

There are many factors that can lead to a car crash, whether it’s the glare from the sun or a sudden stop to try to avoid an animal in the road. When a crash happens, the people in the vehicle have the potential to be injured.

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of injuries. With over 5.6 million crashes occurring each year, as of statistics from 2012, it’s no surprise that is the case. Car crashes are economically destructive, costing employers and individuals billions.

One of the reasons these crashes are so awful is the risk of injury. When a person is injured, he or she may need time off work or be unable to return to work. There are many levels of injuries that can occur, from mild to acute. Here are a few common injuries you may see after a car crash.

Neck and chest injuries are common in car crashes, especially if you’re hit from behind. In a Types of Car Crash Injuries,” accessed June 20, 2017