Understanding Survival Traits and Human Fight or Flight Physiology During and After a Car Accident
When you are driving or are a passenger in a car, the car and your body have kinetic energy.
When a sudden stop occurs, the energy from your movement is transferred to the brakes to help you stop quickly. In a sudden car crash, this kinetic energy is released and impacts the body, which can cause injury and pain.
Often times, people will feel an extreme sense of urgency take over their body giving them the ability to react quickly to danger.
Or after a collision, you might walk away pain-free claiming you haven't suffered any injuries.
Many patients report car accident injuries arising 2 to 3 days after the incident and often leave a crash reporting no injuries.
It's also common for people to describe a car crash in slow motion, know as slow motion perception.
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