Colleton County Fire-Rescue


Station 9 responded to a four wheeler accident on Moss Creek Lane at the intersection of Freeman Lane Sunday morning 1-November at 1027. According to witness statements, a 27 year old male was “popping wheelies” when he lost control of the Suzuki 400 4-wheeler and crashed in the ditch. The man received a severe head injury resulting in unconsciousness following the accident. Medic 9 arrived to find the man lying on the pavement in the middle of the roadway. He was not wearing a helmet. During treatment he became combative, requiring additional personnel to restrain him. The Omniflight-Charleston medical helicopter landed on Round O  Road near the scene. The patient had to be RSIed before he could be moved to the helicopter. He was flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC in Charleston. The 12000 block of Round O Road was closed to traffic for about 30 minutes. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

Engine 9, Engine 902, Medic 9, Battalion 1 and Truck 12 responded. Lt. Andy Sahlman served as Incident Commander.