A Review of “Medical-Legal Investigation of Traffic Accidents”

    Volume 18, Issue 3 (July 1973)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 July 1973

    Page Count: 1


    Spitz, WU
    Chief medical examiner, Wayne County, Michigan

    Abstract

    The forensic pathologist can, no doubt, contribute immensely to the reconstruction of a fatal motor vehicle accident by carefully evaluating the victim's injuries. This aspect is commonly overlooked. In most cases, autopsy reports of highway fatalities fail to correlate injuries with known mechanisms and merely list the injuries and establish the cause of death.


    Paper ID: JFS10454J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS10454J

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