Colleton County Fire-Rescue


Stations 5 and 26 responded to a single high speed MVC in the 5200 block of Can City Road near Augusta Highway (SC Hwy. 61) Tuesday afternoon 22-June at 1619. The vehicle left the roadway and overturned in a ditch. Firefighter-Paramedics were able to access the 68 year old patient with little difficulty and stabilized him in the car. He was immobilized, treated at the scene and transported to Colleton Medical Center. He passed away one week later due to his injuries. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the crash to determine if alcohol was a contributing factor.

Engine 5, Engine 26, Medic 26, Rescue 1 , Battalion 1 and Car 11 responded. Firefighter-EMT-I Matt Parler served as Incident Commander.