Colleton County Fire-Rescue


11/Sept/2015 – Fatal MVC with Ejection – “B” Shift

Incident # 15-05262 – A Colleton County man died of injuries sustained in a single vehicle accident in the 3800 block of Sidneys Road Friday evening 11-Sept. At 19:09 Fire-Rescue was notified of a car that struck a tree just north of Danville Lane. The caller advised the driver had been ejected and was laying in the roadway. Firefighter-Paramedics arrived to find the car with major damage blocking the northbound lane and the occupant in the southbound lane. The man suffered multiple traumatic injuries and had no signs of life. It appeared the northbound 1999 Hyundai Elantra lost control after clearing a curve, began to slide sideways and left the roadway at a high rate of speed. The Coroner’s Office was notified and also responded to the scene. Sidneys Road in the area of the accident was closed for 2-1/2 hours while the Coroner and SC Highway Patrol conducted their investigations.

Engine 19, Medic 19, Battalion 1 and Car 12 responded. Battalion Chief Brent Dalton served as Incident Commander.