According to the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), close to 50,000 people suffer serious injuries and nearly 4,000 people lose their lives in unintentional accidents each year. In fact, preventable bodily injuries have been found to be the leading cause of death for Virginia residents between the ages of 1 and 44, according to the National Institutes of Health. Regarding the most common types of accidental injuries, here is a general list:

  • Car accident injuries
  • Head wounds and brain injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Burns

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