The Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions has funded a research project to collect information on the casualties who attended a national sample of hospitals for treatment following a road accident during a three year period from 1993-1995. The information collected included details of casualty and accident types, and clinical information on injury type, location and casualty outcome. This report summarises the information collected from the survey and compares the results with data from national police accident reports. (A)

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