Safety information by accident type

Hyperextension or dislocation

Description

Patron's joint hyperextended or dislocated during ride cycle.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This category accounts for 1.0% of all accident reports, and 1.9% of accidents during during ride part of cycle.

Record count:156
Records that include age of victim:137(88%)
Records where device type could be determined:155(99%)
Records with identifiable tradename:39(25%)
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Most Commonly Reported Devices

Accidents vs. Patron's Age


Source: Public records provided by U.S. regulatory agencies under widely varying laws. Regulated industry sectors & devices and criteria for reporting accidents are different in every jurisdiction. 83% of the records were provided by three states (NJ, CA, and TX). 88% of the reports fall within the years 1999-2007. See the Data Sources page for more information.