Colleton County Fire-Rescue
17/November/2019 – High Speed MVC – “C” Shift
Incident # 19-08027 – Two women were injured in a two
car head-on collision in the 14500 block of Hendersonville Hwy (US Hwy 17-A)
just south of Jonesville Ave. Sunday afternoon 17-November at 16:02. The
adult female driver of a Lexus received multiple trauma injuries including a
head injury. She was unconscious for a period of time. She was quickly
treated at the scene by Firefighter-Paramedics. A medical helicopter was
requested, but was not available due to another response. The patient was
transported emergent directly to the Trauma Center at MUSC by Fire-Rescue
Medic 13. Medic 1 transported the driver of the other vehicle, a Honda
Accord, to Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro. Both lanes of
Hendersonville Hwy in the area of the accident were blocked for nearly an
hour. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.
Engine 1, Medic 1, Medic 13, Battalion 1, Car 112 and Car 118 responded. Firefighter-EMT Robert McAlhaney served as Incident Commander.
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