Colleton County Fire-Rescue


Stations 1 and 19 responded to a single vehicle high speed MVC on Sidneys Road near Danville Lane Saturday morning 28-November at 0132. An northbound older model Ford pickup truck failed to negotiate a curve. The driver over-corrected, lost control, struck several trees and overturned in the southbound ditch at a driveway. A single occupant was found trapped in the vehicle. Firefighter-Paramedics were able use hand tools to gain access  to the man. He was extricated, then moved to Medic 19. He suffered multiple traumatic injuries and a suspected head injury. A medical helicopter was requested. Omniflight-Charleston responded to a field in front of the New York Wire facility on Industrial Road to meet with Medic 19. The patient was flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating to determine if alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash.

Engine 19, Rescue 1, Medic 19, Battalion 1 and Truck 12 responded. Firefighter-EMT-I Chuck Moyer served as Incident Commander. Firefighter Ray Delonge handled the Landing Zone at New York Wire.