Colleton County Fire-Rescue

6/1/2011

06/01/2011 MVC with air evacuation A Shift

Incident # 11-03006 Medic 6 and Engine 6 responded to a single vehicle high speed MVC in the 400 block of Wisteria Drive at 01:59 Wednesday morning 01-June. Medic 6 arrived to find the northbound vehicle overturned in the woods on the southbound side of the road. The vehicle had rolled over before entering the woods backwards receiving heavy rear end and roof damage. Medic 6 found the 20 year old driver outside of the vehicle with various traumatic injuries. A medical helicopter was requested and Engine 6 was diverted to set up a Landing Zone in the field on Wood Road at ACE Basin Parkway. Omniflight-Lifestar responded and landed in the field. The patient was transferred without incident and flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

Engine 6, Medic 6, Battalion 1 and Car 117 responded. Battalion Chief Brent Dalton served as Incident Commander.