Colleton County Fire-Rescue
11/September/2013 – Stabbing Incident with Air Evac.
– “A” Shift
Incident # 13-04972 – Fire-Rescue was sent to 111
Eddie Chasteen Drive, the NAPA Auto Parts Store, for a 57 year old man
who was stabbed on nearby Hiers Corner Road. The incident was reported
at 16:47, Wednesday afternoon 11-September. Firefighter-Paramedics found
the man seated on the ground next to the building. He received a single
wound to the left lower chest and was having difficulty breathing. Crews
quickly treated the man at the scene and requested a medical helicopter.
Medic 1 transported him to the helipad of Colleton Medical Center where
LifeNet 4 is stationed. His treatment continued enroute, as his
condition continued to deteriorate. He was transferred to the Flight
Crew without incident, then flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC.
Walterboro Public Safety is investigating the incident.
Medic 1, Battalion 1, Car 12, Car 105 and Car 118 responded. Chief McRoy served as Incident Commander.
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