Colleton County Fire-Rescue
18/June/2022 - MVC with Air Evac - "B" Shift
Incident # 22-04733 - Two men were injured after their car failed to negotiate a curve, overturned and struck a house in the 4100 block of Moselle Road north of Islandton, Saturday evening 18-June at 22:44. The reported passenger was ejected from the car and suffered multiple traumatic injuries. A medical helicopter was requested. The driver was able to self extricate from the car and was found a few hundred feet from the car. The incident began when a caller to 9-1-1 reported someone was attempting to break into a building on his property. The man reportedly blocked in the subjects. As the car attempted to flee the scene, they struck the caller's truck, drove through a fence and fled north on Moselle Road. 9-1-1 advised shots may have been fired during the incident. The vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when it failed to make a curve about a mile from the original incident location. Firefighter-Paramedics treated both patients at the scene, then transported them to the baseball field in the 100 block of Moselle Road in Islandton. The passenger was transferred to the Flight Crew and flown to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center in North Charleston. Medic 18, then transported the driver by ambulance to the Trauma Center. The Colleton County Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident.
Engine 15, Engine 18, Medic 18, Battalion 1 and Car 112 responded. Fireihter_EMT Chris Sarine served as Incident Commander. Captain Matthew Owens Williams Jr, served as LZ Coordinator.
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