Colleton County Fire-Rescue


06/February/2023 - High Speed MVC - "A" Shift

Incident # 22-00957 - Two people were transported to a Trauma Center following a three vehicle, high speed MVC on I-95 near the 42 mile marker southbound, Monday afternoon 06-February at 15:58. A southbound Jeep Renegade left the roadway at highway speed and struck several trees in the median. The Jeep suffered heavy damage and overturned. The motor was ejected from the vehicle and struck a southbound Ford Expedition causing extensive damage to the Ford. A third vehicle was also involved but received only minor damage. Fire-Rescue Medic 13 arrived a short time later and began treating the two occupants of the Jeep. The driver suffered multiple traumatic injuries. Both were treated at the scene, then transported emergent by Medic 13 to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center in North Charleston. Several people in the Expedition were treated at the scene but did not require ambulance transport. I-95 was down to one lane for about two hours, causing traffic to back up for several miles. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the MVC. 

Engine 13, Rescue 1, Medic 13, Medic 18, Battalion 1, Car 103, Car 105, Car 107, Car 109, Car 111 and Car 112 responded. Battalion Chief Scott O'Quinn served as Incident Commander.