Spinal Cord Dislocation in a Bicycle Accident
I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Bicycle Accident Lawyer. When children are first taught how to ride a bicycle, they are always told to wear a helmet. A helmet can lessen the risk of a head injury, even saving someone’s life. Bicycle accidents also carry with them the risk of a serious spinal cord injury. A recent infographic published with statistics from the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed that:
- In 2008, more than 90 percent of cyclists who were killed were not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.