Table 1

Incidence of injuries by site of injury

Site of injuryNumberĀ (%)Comment
Skull vault injury48 (55.2)Twenty-five had associated basal skull fracture
Parenchymal brain injury65 (74.7)
Basal skull fracture40 (46.0)Eleven had associated brain stem injury
Brain stem injury28 (32.2)Eighteen had associated vault or basal skull fracture
Cervical spine fracture16 (18.4)See text for further details