Colleton County Fire-Rescue
03/November/2018 – Fatal MVC with Air Evac – “A” Shift
Incident # 18-07637 – A 39 year old man suffered fatal
injuries after he was struck by two vehicles in the 1900 block of Bells Hwy
near the Super 8 Motel, Friday evening 2-November at 19:05. According to
witnesses, the man was riding a bicycle and entered the east bound travel
lanes. He was struck by an east bound car, fell from the bike and was run
over by a second vehicle. Bystanders provided aid until
Firefighter-Paramedics arrived a few minutes later. Fire-Rescue found the
man unconscious in the roadway with multiple traumatic injuries. He was
quickly treated at the scene, then transported emergent in Fire-Rescue Medic
26 to the helipad at Colleton Medical Center about a mile away. He was in
critical condition. The patient was transferred to the Flight Crew on the
C.A.R.E. Flight medical helicopter who flew him to the Trauma Center at
Trident Medical Center in North Charleston. The man was riding a dark
colored bicycle and wearing dark clothing. He did not survive is injuries.
The Walterboro Police Dept is investigating the accident.
Medic 26, Car 112, Battalion 1 and Walterboro Fire Dept responded.
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