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The causes of broken bones in a car crash

On Behalf of | Jan 19, 2023 | Blog, Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Broken bones are one of the traumas you might experience in a car crash. In this case, you will need medical treatment. Depending on the severity of your injury, you could need surgery, orthopedic care and pain management.

Here are some details on what causes the broken bones you can experience in a crash.

What is a break versus a fracture?

A fracture is when your bone breaks. In other words, it is the same as a broken bone. Unfortunately, it is a common misconception that they are two different things.

What are the causes of broken bones?

There are a lot of different causes of broken bones. That is because you can encounter many external forces, such as striking, crushing, slamming and other impacts, which break bones.

What causes broken bones in accidents?

After a crash, you might be wondering about many things, including disability and how you ended up with so many injuries. For example, if you have broken bones, you know a forceful accident occurred. A crash at only 25 miles per hour that brings your vehicle to an immediate stop can produce as much force as if someone hit you with almost three tons of bricks. Accidents like this are enough to break bones.

You need to act quickly if you have been in a vehicular crash and broken bones. First, get medical care as soon as possible. That will get you on the road to healing swiftly and correctly. Additionally, make sure you document your injuries. Otherwise, you might not receive the compensation you deserve.