Why Head Injuries Matter In Car Accidents-OKC
If you’re in a car accident, there are obviously an unending number of bad possibilities that could occur. Head injury is one of the most serious of these to consider. Why? For one, it can happen more easily than you might believe.
When a vehicle suddenly comes to a halt or quickly changes direction, your head is in serious risk. It can hit hard objects like the steering wheel, side window, or windshield (if you wear a seatbelt, you are much less likely to hit this front window). Some of the minor possibilities if this impact are bruising or scraping. If you’re less lucky, you might have deep cuts that damage the skin tissue.
The more serious injuries involve what’s called a closed head injury. In this case, the tissue and substances within the skull are harmed because of the head collision. A concussion, for example, is a closed head injury. One of the most serious possibilities in an accident, brain damage, can also occur when a head injury is involved.
Although the possibilities range from minor to serious, each case requires medical care. Because of this, it’s always necessary to seek medical attention when your head has been harmed in an accident in anyway. It could be worse than you think.
If you’ve been in an accident, call TBC Accident Care today.
Posted on Tue, August 26, 2014
by TBC Accident Care filed under