Colleton County Fire-Rescue


24/June/2015 – MVC with Entrapment – “A” Shift 

Incident # 15-03520 - A 35 year old female received non-life threatening traumatic injuries in a single car MVC at the intersection of Academy Road and Quail Drive Wednesday morning 24-June at 08:29. The 2013 Chevrolet Equinox drove through a stop sign at the end of Quail Drive and struck several trees after it crossed Academy Road. The driver was wearing a seatbelt, but was trapped in the wreckage. Firefighter-Paramedics found the woman conscious in the car. She was treated while other crewmembers used Holmatro Rescue tools to remove the driver’s side doors and “B” post. She was extricated with full spinal precautions, then transported by Medic 19 to Colleton Medical Center. This is the same location where a 30 year old man lost his life in a similar accident nine days ago. The Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

Engine 19, Medic 19, Rescue 1, Battalion 1, Car 12, Car 111 and Car 119 responded. Battalion Chief Dan Barb served as Incident Commander.