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What is more dangerous: a pedestrian injury in a motor vehicle collision or a pedestrian injury in a fall? According to a new study in the Journal of Urban Health conducted by researchers at the Columbua University Mailman School of Public Health says collisions result in more severe injuries, but falls could be the bigger public health issue in the present.

New Study Considers Severity of Injuries in Collisions Versus Falls

The Columbia University researchers looked at recent data on pedestrian injuries sustained in motor vehicle collisions and those sustained in falls, and they concluded that collisions tend to cause injuries that are more severe, but falls occur more often and impact older adults at a significant rate.

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