Vehicle accidents are a major cause of physical injury and death for Americans. Motor vehicle accidents are responsible for nearly one in 10 injury-related visits to the emergency room. Many of these injuries involve bruises, spinal injuries, and neck and back sprains and strains.
Dignity Health emergency teams are equipped and highly-trained to care for you after a car accident.
Common car accident injuries, in order of frequency, include:
Car accident injuries can cause a variety of symptoms, including:
Seven out of 10 car accident injuries require an imaging exam to diagnose the injury and determine a treatment plan.
Follow these tips to prevent or reduce your risk of car accident injuries:
Dignity Health is dedicated to providing quick, compassionate care to all of our ER patients. To learn more about our services in the Bay Area, Find a Doctor today.
Dignity Health offers fast emergency care for car accident injuries in San Francisco, Santa Cruz, and Redwood City.