“More reports of serious injuries during winter sports

“More reports of serious injuries during winter sports

The number of accidents among Dutch winter sport enthusiasts since the beginning of the year with 10 percent increased compared with the previous year. In addition, this year there will be more reports of serious injuries within

Reports that emergency centre Eurocross Assistance Wednesday.

In total, there came this winter holiday season, about six hundred reports of accidents. The most common injuries are broken legs, schouderbreuken and kniebandletsel. The number of hersenschuddingen is decreased.

“We have the impression that the injury becoming more serious. We see, for example, a lot of people with a bekkenbreuk, ruptured spleen, or spinal fracture,'” says Eurocross doctor Nicole Bootsma..

The alarm control panel goes along with the Leiden University Medical Center investigating the causes of the more serious injuries this season.

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