Colleton County Fire-Rescue


Stations 1, 8, 9 and 27 responded to a two vehicle accident in the 4700 block of Hendersonville Hwy at 2151, Wednesday evening 25-November. A south bound Ford pickup collided with another south bound pickup truck as it was passing the vehicle. The first truck left the roadway at a high rate of speed, entered the ditch and flipped over several times before striking a driveway and utility pole. The vehicle received heavy damage. An unrestrained 19 year old passenger was ejected from the vehicle. He was found about 15 feet south of the overturned truck near the woods. The man suffered multiple traumatic injuries but was conscious. The driver self extricated and suffered non-life threatening traumatic injuries. No one in the other vehicle was injured.

Both patients were treated at the scene by Firefighter-Paramedics. A medical helicopter was requested for the ejected patient. Omniflight flew to the Hendersonville Elementary School approximately 3 miles from the accident scene to meet with Medic 27. The patient was flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC. The driver was transported by Medic 9 to Colleton Medical Center.

Engine 8, Rescue 1, Medic 9, Medic 27, Battalion 1 and Truck 12 responded.

Engineer-Paramedic (acting Battalion Chief) Brian Rowe served as Incident Commander.