Colleton County Fire-Rescue
04/August/2019 – High Speed MVC with ejection – “C” Shift
Incident # 19-05388 – Two men were critically injured in a single car, high speed MVC on Round O Road near Pleasant Grove and Cannon Roads Sunday afternoon 04-August at 17:46. The northbound Dodge Charger crossed into the southbound ditch just before Pleasant Grove Road, crossed Pleasant Grove, returned to the northbound ditch before striking several large pine trees and flipping over at least once. The vehicle suffered heavy damage. The car traveled over 700 feet before coming to rest on its side in the ditch at the intersection of Cannon Road. The reported driver was ejected onto the roadway and suffered multiple traumatic injuries. Bystanders pulled the passenger from the vehicle. He also suffered multiple traumatic injuries and a head injury. Firefighter-Paramedics treated both patients at the scene, then transported both men emergent to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center in Fire-Rescue Medic 1 and Medic 26. The roadway was closed for four hours while the SC Highway Patrol investigated the accident.
Engine 19, Tender 32, Rescue 1, Medic 1, Medic 26, Car 27, Car 112 and Car 118 responded. Battalion Chief Brent Dalton served as Incident Commander.
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