Colleton County Fire-Rescue


Stations 6, 12 and 19 responded to a high speed single vehicle MVC on Charleston Hwy at Featherbed Road Saturday afternoon 10-April at 1713. Witnesses advised a 2000 Toyota SUV swerved to avoid striking another car, when the driver lost control. The Toyota overturned three times coming to rest on its wheels. The SUV then caught fire. An unrestrained passenger was ejected from the car and suffered critical multiple traumatic injuries. The other two occupants were also injured. Engine 12 was on the scene within minutes. A second Medic Unit was also assigned to the incident. The critical patient was treated at the scene, then transported directly to the Trauma Center at MUSC in Charleston by Medic 6. The other two patients were transported by Medic 19 to Colleton Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Engine 12, Medic 6 and Medic 19 responded. Firefighter Brian Drew served as Incident Commander.