When residents in Iowa are involved in the accident, they often worry about their health and safety. Whether they are a passenger or a driver, a car accident could lead to serious or even fatal injuries. In some cases, a victim may not realize they were in fact injured in the crash. When a head trauma occurs in an accident, some victims disregard this injury or it could go undetected.
A brain injury is a common injury in a car accident and it is frequently unnoticed because some head traumas do not have visual indications of a serious injury. In some cases, symptoms do not occur right away and could take hours, days and even weeks to show. In order to better detect a serious brain injury following a car crash, victims and their loved ones should be aware or the types of brain injuries as well as their signs.