Colleton County Fire-Rescue


11/December/2015 Motorcycle MVC C Shift

Incident # 15-07207 Two adult males were injured, one critically, after two west bound motorcycles collided in the 25600 block of Augusta Hwy (SC Hwy 61) Friday afternoon at 13:53. Both vehicles were traveling in the same direction, when the front motorcycle stopped suddenly resulting in the second bike striking the first. The driver of the first motorcycle, who was not wearing a helmet, received critical injuries and was semi-conscious at the scene. Firefighter-Paramedics from Medic 9 treated the men until a second ambulance arrived to take over care of the second man. Both patients were transported emergent to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center with additional Firefighter-Paramedics assisting during the transport. Traffic on Augusta Hwy was blocked for 30 minutes. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

Engine 9, Medic 9, Medic 19, Battalion 1, Car 12 and Car 111 responded.