Colleton County Fire-Rescue


12/February/2020 – High Speed MVC – “C” Shift

Incident # 20-0996 - A 16 yr. old male received life threatening injuries in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Ritter Road and White Hall Road Wednesday morning 12-February at 07:53. Witnesses advised the passenger car pulled into the path of the east bound pickup truck which struck the car in the driver’s side. The boy was a rear seat passenger in the car and was seated at the point of impact. The injured teenager suffered multiple traumatic injuries, was treated at the scene by Firefighter-Paramedics, then transported emergent in Fire-Rescue Medic 13 to the Pediatric Trauma Center at MUSC. The driver of the pickup truck received minor injuries, as did the other two teenagers of the car, all of whom denied transport to the hospital. The other teenagers were released to their parents. No medical helicopters could fly due to fog in the area. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

Engine 13, Medic 6, Medic 13, Battalion 1 and Car 112 responded. Firefighter-EMT Josh Blasko served as Incident Commander.