Death by complete decapitation of motorcyclist wearing full face helmet: case report.

Abstract

We describe a case of complete decapitation following a motorcycle accident in which the victim was wearing a full face helmet. A young man lost control of his motorcycle and was thrown about 20 m, hitting his head against the barrier separating a tramline from the road. The resulting trauma caused his decapitation, the only fatal wound ascertained by the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2010.12.010

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@article{Zoja2011DeathBC, title={Death by complete decapitation of motorcyclist wearing full face helmet: case report.}, author={Riccardo Zoja and Guendalina Gentile and Giulio Federico Giovanetti and Elisa Palazzo}, journal={Forensic science international}, year={2011}, volume={207 1-3}, pages={e48-50} }