motor vehicle accident

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The unintended collision of one motor vehicle with another, a stationary object, or person, resulting in injuries, death and/or loss of property. MVAs kill 45,000/year—US; 60% are < age 35 and account for 500,000 hospitalizations and most of the 20,000 annual spinal cord injuries, at a cost of $75 billion/year. Motor vehicle accidents are also known as road traffic accidents

motor vehicle accident

Public health A morbid condition that kills 45,000/yr–US; 60% are < age 35; MVAs account for 500,000 hospitalizations and most 20,000 spinal cord injuries, at a cost of $75 billion/yr
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Winns, which contracts out its services across the country, began as a road traffic accident solicitors in 2002 and in 2006 launched its full accident management service.
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On Wednesday, June 9, my daughter Olivia and our horse Wilderness Ruby were involved in a road traffic accident on New Hey Road, Outlane, at approximately 6pm.
Despite his injuries he was left waiting three hours for treatment because over-stretched staff had to deal with admissions from a serious road traffic accident.
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The data of road traffic accidents for previous months of this year showed that 402 Road Traffic Accident occurred in January, 324 in February, 430 in March, 419 in April, 444 in May, 462 in June, 502 in July and 553 in August (month of Ramazan).