Colleton County Fire-Rescue


11/December/2016 – High Speed MVC – “A” Shift

Incident # 16-08138 – Two people were injured in a two vehicle high speed crash on Interstate 95 near the 52 mile marker southbound Sunday afternoon 11-December at 15:50. Witnesses advised a southbound pickup truck pulling a large enclosed trailer suffered a tire blow out. The truck lost control and collided with a another southbound vehicle causing both to enter the median. The pickup truck rolled over, as did the trailer. The trailer also collided with a tree, tearing the front off of the frame, before the it landed on its roof. Both drivers were able to exit their cars before Fire Units arrived. They were both transported to Colleton Medical Center. Traffic on Southbound I-95 was backed up for four miles before the accident could be cleared.

Engine 1, Rescue 1, Medic 1, Medic 26, Battalion 1 and Car 12 responded. Battalion Chief Andy O’Quinn served as Incident Commander.