Colleton County Fire-Rescue
20-November-2021 - MVC with Air Evac - "B" Shift
Incident # 21-08347 - A Myrtle Beach man received a suspected head injury in a single vehicle high speed MVC at the intersection of I-95 and McLeod Road Saturday evening 20-November. A woman entering the ramp from McLeod Rd noticed headlights in the woods and stopped to investigate. She found the man lying outside of the vehicle in a semiconscious state, then called 9-1-1. She and her companions stayed on scene with the injured man until Fire-Rescue arrived. The vehicle was traveling northbound on the exit ramp, when it failed to stop at McLeod Road, The car crossed the intersection, then entered the woods at a high rate of speed where it struck a pine tree and overturned. At some point the man managed to crawl out of the car until he was found. It is not known how long he was in the woods. Firefighter-Paramedics treated the man at the scene and placed the CARE Flight helicopter on standby. The patient was transported emergent in Fire-Rescue Medic 26 to the helipad at Colleton Medical Center and flown to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center in North Charleston. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.
Engine 26, Medic 26, Battalion 1 and Car 112 responded. Captain Blaine Harrison served as Incident Commander.
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