Ring fracture of the base of the skull and atlanto-occipital avulsion due to anteroflexion on motorcycle riders in a head-on collision accident.

@article{Maeda1993RingFO,
  title={Ring fracture of the base of the skull and atlanto-occipital avulsion due to anteroflexion on motorcycle riders in a head-on collision accident.},
  author={Hirofumi Maeda and Takafumi Higuchi and Masato Imura and Kyo Noguchi and Mitsuhiro Yokota},
  journal={Medicine, science, and the law},
  year={1993},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={266-9}
}
This report concerns a head-on collision accident of a motorcycle at a very high speed (c. 80-100 Km/h) against a bonnet-type automobile, in which both the motorcyclist and pillion rider were injured at the base of the skull by violent anteroflexion of the head due to the force of inertia. A difference in their injuries was: the motorcyclist sustained a… CONTINUE READING