Colleton County Fire-Rescue

8/24/2011

08/24/2011 MVC with Ejection B Shift

Incident # 11-04630 A high speed single car MVC in the 3500 block of McLeod Road resulted in the ejection of the teenaged driver. The small KIA Sorento left the roadway and struck a tree. The passenger was wearing a seatbelt and suffered only minor injuries. The driver was ejected into the ditch, receiving a suspected head injury. He advised he was unconscious for a short period following the crash. He was ambulatory at the scene when emergency crews arrived. Firefighter-Paramedics treated both occupants and transported them to Colleton Medical Center. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

Engine 26, Medic 26 and Battalion 1 responded. Battalion Chief Ben Heape served as Incident Commander.