Figure 3-8 - Serious Motor Vehicle-Related Injuries by Type: 2003

Figure 3-8 - Serious Motor Vehicle-Related Injuries by Type: 2003

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Figure 3-8 Serious Motor Vehicle-Related Injuries by Type: 2003. If you are a user with disability and cannot view this image, use the table version. If you need further assistance, call 800-853-1351 or email answers@bts.gov.

NOTES: A minor injury is one in which the victim was treated and released. A serious injury is one in which the victim was either hospitalized or treated and transferred to another facility, was dead on arrival, or died in the emergency room. A pedalcyclist is a person on a vehicle that is powered solely by pedals. Data are the share of injuries that were serious for one person type (e.g., the share of seriously injured pedestrians of all injured pedestrians).

SOURCES: Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, calculations using data from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Electronic Injury Surveillance (NEISS) System, March 2005.