Yes, among other injuries. Head-on collisions can indeed cause neck injuries. A front- end collision, otherwise known as a head-on collision, is one of the most devastating types of accidents causing severe injuries and often resulting in death. Other common injuries:
- Rib fractures
Although seatbelts are useful and can help save lives, they can also be the cause of injuries. The blunt force of a seatbelt of airbag can break ribs, puncture lungs and cause shoulder damage.
Head and neck injuries are very common in head-on collisions due to the sudden impact and jerking motion.
- Traumatic brain injuries
Traumatic brain injuries include concussion, skull fractures, hematoma, hemorrhaging and brain swelling.
- Spinal cord injuries
Spinal cord injuries include herniated discs, paralysis causing either permanent loss of movement/strength or sensation.