Colleton County Fire-Rescue


14/September/2023 - Bulldozer MVC - "B" Shift

Incident # 23-07007 - An adult male received multiple injuries after a bulldozer he was operating drove into a 12 foot deep ditch. He was thrown to the floor and remained there for several hours until someone found him. Due to his injuries, he was unable to move. The site was off of Parkers Ferry Road near Bantry Road, about 7 miles into the woods from a populated area or paved road. Sheriff's Deputies and Fire-Rescue Units had difficulty locating the accident on the large tree farm and then had to extricate the man from the enclosed cab bulldozer. He was transported from the wooded area in Fire-Rescue Medic 9 and transported emergent to the Trauma Center at MUSC. 

Engine 6, Medic 6 and Battalion 1 responded. Firefighter DJ Jacques served as Incident Commander.