Colleton County Fire-Rescue


27/July/2014 – Fatal MVC – “B” Shift

Incident # 14-04419 – A high speed, single vehicle MVC involving a Harley Davidson motorcycle caused the death of an adult male Sunday evening 27-July. The accident was reported at 19:59 in the 7500 block of Sidneys Road north of Fleming Road. Apparently the southbound motorcycle left the roadway while exiting a curve. The motorcycle struck two mailboxes which caused it to begin flipping over. The motorcycle overturned at least six times ejecting the driver who was not wearing a helmet. The bike landed in the center of the secondary road. Fire-Rescue units arrived minutes later to find the driver lying on the shoulder of the road with no signs of life. The Coroner’s Office was notified. Sidneys Road in the area of the accident was closed to traffic for nearly two hours while Law Enforcement investigated the crash. The SC Highway Patrol is handling the investigation.

Engine 19, Medic 19, Battalion 1 and Car 12 responded. Firefighter-EMT-I James Varnadoe served as Incident Commander.