Colleton County Fire-Rescue
01-November-2020 - MVC with Entrapment - "B" Shift
Incident # 20-07513 - Three people were injured and one was trapped following a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Cottageville Hwy. (US Hwy 17-A) and Round O Rd Sunday afternoon 01-November at 16:50. Medic 9 arrived to find the highway blocked by the vehicles and debris. They confirmed the female driver of one of the vehicles was trapped and requested one additional Fire-Rescue Ambulance. Firefighter-Paramedics began treating the injured and used Holmatro Rescue Tools to remove the driver's door of one vehicle to free the female driver. She suffered non-life threatening injuries. Two patients were transported to medical facilities and one patient denied ambulance transport. The busy intersection was blocked for nearly an hour. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.
Engine 9, Engine 19, Rescue 1, Medic 9, Medic 19, Battalion 1 and Car 118 responded. Battalion Chief Brent Dalton served as Incident Commander.
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