MMUCC Training

V21. Most Harmful Event for this Motor Vehicle

Definition:

Event that resulted in the most severe injury or, if no injury, the greatest property damage involving this motor vehicle.

Element Attributes:
Non-Collision:
  • Overturn/Rollover
  • Fire/Explosion
  • Immersion
  • Jackknife
  • Cargo/Equipment Loss or Shift
  • Fell/Jumped From Motor Vehicle
  • Thrown or Falling Object
  • Other Non-Collision
Collision With Person, Motor Vehicle, or Non-Fixed Object:
  • Pedestrian
  • Pedalcycle
  • Railway Vehicle (train, engine)
  • Animal
  • Motor Vehicle in Transport
  • Parked Motor Vehicle
  • Struck by Falling, Shifting Cargo or Anything Set in Motion by Motor Vehicle
  • Work Zone / Maintenance Equipment
  • Other Non-Fixed Object
Collision With Fixed Object:
  • Impact Attenuator/Crash Cushion
  • Bridge Overhead Structure
  • Bridge Pier or Support
  • Bridge Rail
  • Cable Barrier
  • Culvert
  • Curb
  • Ditch
  • Embankment
  • Guardrail Face
  • Guardrail End
  • Concrete Traffic Barrier
  • Other Traffic Barrier
  • Tree (standing)
  • Utility Pole/Light Support
  • Traffic Sign Support
  • Traffic Signal Support
  • Fence
  • Mailbox
  • Other Post, Pole, or Support
  • Other Fixed Object (wall, building, tunnel, etc.)
Unknown
Rationale:

Important for use in conjunction with the Sequence of Events (V20) to generate complete information about the crash.