smash [transitive, intransitive] smash (something) to break something, or to be broken, violently and noisily into many pieces
Several windows had been smashed.
He smashed the radio to pieces.
The glass bowl smashed into a thousand pieces.
crush [transitive] crush somebody/something to press something so hard that it is damaged or injured, or loses its shape
The car was completely crushed under the truck.
Several people were crushed to death in the accident.
Say, you put your fingers in the hinge of the door & you suddenly closed the door, which hurts your fingers
When I google images for "crushed finger", I found more "smashed finger" than "crushed finger" results (source)
But The Ngram says "crushed fingers" is more common than "smashed fingers"
I would say "smashed finger" is not too accurate because it tends to break into pieces while "crushed finger" is more accurate because it is more about losing shape when pressed.
Why do more people say "smashed finger in the door" than "crushed finger in the door"?