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frontal impact collision

fron·tal im·pact col·li·sion

/ˈfrəntl ˈimˌpakt kəˈliZHən/

Noun

This may be head-on or offset from the center of the vehicle. The front of the car comes to a sudden stop, but the rear of the car and its occupants continue to move forward. As occupants continue to travel forward in a crash, they tend to follow one of two possible paths: up-and-over and down-and-under