Table 3

Mechanism of traffic injuries to pedal cyclists that resulted in death or hospital inpatient treatment (2003-2007)

Mechanism

Overall Injuries

(%)

Serious Injuries

(%)


Collision with car, pick-up truck or van

25.51

38.49

Collision with heavy transport vehicle or bus

1.79

5.35

Collision with two- or three-wheeled motor vehicle

0.35

0.58

Collision with other non-motor vehicle

0.06

0.00

Collision with other pedal cycle

4.11

5.35

Collision with pedestrian or animal

1.00

1.30

Collision with fixed or stationary object

5.60

7.53

Noncollision transport crashes

40.35

33.57

Unspecified

21.23

8.10


Tin Tin et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:655   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-655

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