Colleton County Fire-Rescue


09/July/2016 Traumatic Injuries with Air Evac C Shift

Incident # 16-04372 An adult female received suspected life threatening traumatic injuries in a horse riding accident at Broxton Bridge Plantation Saturday morning 09-July. At 06:02, 9-1-1 was notified that the female fell from the horse and the horse then fell on top of her. Witnesses advised the patient was unconscious. When Firefighter-Paramedics arrived at 1683 Broxton Bridge Highway, they found the woman conscious but with suspected multiple injuries. A medical helicopter was requested to the remote rural area in far western Colleton County. LifeNet 4 responded to the scene, then flew the patient to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical in Summerville.

Engine 23, Medic 18 and Battalion 1 responded. Capt. Doug Mixson Jr. served as Incident Commander