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Wheelchair users have a significantly higher risk of being killed in car collisions than other pedestrians, according to recent research.

The study, published in the online journal BMJ Open, found that those in wheelchairs are three times more likely to die in road traffic collisions than the rest of the population and most of these deaths occur at intersections. The research also showed that men in wheelchairs are five times more likely than women in wheelchairs to die in these accidents.

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