Colleton County Fire-Rescue


30/July/2018 MVC with Entrapment & Air Evac B Shift

Incident # 18-05252 Two adult males were injured in a single vehicle MVC on I-95 near the 39 mile marker southbound Monday morning 30-July at 09:13. Colleton Fire-Rescue units were sent to the 40 mile marker, but located the accident near the 39 mile marker in Hampton County. The southbound pickup truck which was towing a camper left the roadway, went down an embankment and struck several trees receiving heavy damage. Firefighter-Paramedics from Station # 13 began treating the men. The passenger was trapped in the wreckage with the dash crushed down on his legs. Hampton County Fire Units and EMS also responded. Colleton Firefighters used Holmatro Rescue Tools to extricate the passenger. The side door was removed and two hydraulic rams were used to displace the dash off of the patient. He was extricated with full spinal precautions, then turned over to Hampton EMS. The patient suffered multiple traumatic injuries and was flown to a Trauma Center. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

Engine 13, Medic 13, Rescue 1, Battalion 1 and Car 110 responded. Hampton County Fire-Rescue and Hampton EMS also responded. Battalion Chief Brent Dalton served as Rescue Coordinator.