A member asked:

Is it possible to contract a permanent brain injury from running into a car with a bad driver?

5 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Robert Purchase answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Yes.: Our brain is the most delicate of our organs. It has limited ability to heal from an injury. One of the most common ways to injure your brain is during a car accident. If you have concerns, you should be evaluated by your doctor right away.

Answered 8/15/2012


Dr. William Nyman answered

Specializes in Radiology

Yes: You can injure your brain from a significant impact with a car, even with a good driver. Post traumatic brain injury can have many varied outcomes depending on many factors, too numerous to mention here.

Answered 5/6/2012



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