MMUCC Training

V19. Area(s) of Impact

Definition:

The area of the motor vehicle that received the initial impact and the area that was most damaged in a crash.

Element Attributes:
Subfield 1 - Area of Initial Impact:
  • Non-Collision
  • 12-point Clock Diagram (Appendix J)
  • Top (roof)
  • Undercarriage
  • Unknown
Subfield 2 - Most Damaged Area:

See attributes in Subfield 1

Rationale:

Important for use in evaluating injury severity in relation to motor vehicle impact and crash severity.