Colleton County Fire-Rescue


19/February/2021 - Tractor Trailer MVC - "A" Shift

Incident # 21-01253 - A truck driver lost two fingers when his semi-truck rolled over on I-95 at the 44 mile marker southbound Friday morning 19-February at 09:04. According to witnesses, the truck swerved to avoid a car who changed lanes in front of him and entered the median. The truck lost control in the wet median and overturned. Bystanders assisted the man out of the truck. When Fire-Rescue units arrived they began treating his injuries. Firefighters removed the windshield and searched the cab until they recovered the missing digits. The man was transported to the Trauma Center at MUSC by Fire-Rescue Medic 13. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. 

Engine 13, Medic 1, Medic 13, Battalion 1 and Car 112 responded. Battalion Chief Scott O'Quinn served as Incident Commander.