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Definition of Serious injury

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grave wound, much harm
Serious injury Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
BTS Transportation Expressions
Any injury which 1) Requires hospitalization for more than 48 hours, commencing within 7 days from the date the injury was received; 2) Results in a fracture of any bone except simple fractures of fingers, toes, or nose; 3) Involves lacerations which cause severe hemorrhages, nerve, muscle, or tendon damage; 4) Involves injury to any internal organ; 5) Involves second or third-degree burns, or any burns affecting more than 5 percent of the body surface. (FAA2) (NTSB1) (NTSB2)
An injury that results in the amputation of any appendage, the loss of sight in an eye, the fracture of a bone, or the confinement in a hospital for a period of more than 24 consecutive hours. (49CFR229)
By the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.