Colleton County Fire-Rescue


31/October/2019 – High Speed MVC – “A” Shift

Incident # 19-07655 – Five people were injured in a two vehicle high speed MVC at the intersection of Cottageville Hwy (US Hwy 17-A) and Coolers Dairy Road Thursday evening 31-October at 18:59. Fire-Rescue units arrived to find a Toyota Camry with heavy damage off the roadway in a yard. The vehicle had jumped the ditch, crossed a small field and struck an oak tree. The second vehicle, a Honda Accord, was found north of the accident in the ditch. Three Fire-Rescue Ambulances responded to the incident. Two patients from the Accord were transported with non-life threatening injuries to Colleton Medical Center by Fire-Rescue Medic 9. Two other patients from the Camry also went to CMC, transported by Fire-Rescue Medic 1. Medic 26 transported one female patient who received more serious injuries, to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center. Traffic on Cottageville Highway was detoured for 45 minutes while crews worked the accident. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

Engine 19. Medic 1, Medic 9, Medic 26, Battalion 1 Car 112 and Car 118 responded. Firefighter-EMT Shane Weber served as Incident Commander.