Introduction. With the purpose of study of such a variant of automobile trauma, as contact of automobile with a pedestrian, being in the “atypical” position, it was necessary to analyze the results of the relevant expertises.
Materials and research methods: there were analyzed materials of complex forensic-medical and transport-trasological expertises, according to the archive of the Odessa Regional Bureau of Forensic Medical examination for 2010–2015.
Results and their discussion: the results of the study suggest that the morphology of the injuries of victims directly depends on a concrete position of victim’s body on the road surface.
Conclusions. The morphology of the injuries in these cases has its own distinct characteristics, which are as follows. In cases of similar contacts victims have not characteristic injuries of the lower limbs (by the type of “bumper-fractures” and corresponding lesions of soft tissues). In position of victims “squat”, and under condition that the primary hit of the automobile comes at the rear surface of the body, for victims prevailed trauma of area of abdomen and lumbar region (pelvis). In the position of victims “sitting”, the trauma of thorax and backbone prevailed.