This quick fact describes what happens to the human body in a car crash. It highlights some key facts and statistics.


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Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) (2016) What happens to your body in a crash?,

Transport Accident Commission (TAC) (2018) Searchable Road Trauma Statistics,