Colleton County Fire-Rescue

5/29/2011

05/29/2011 MVC with air evacuation B Shift

Incident # 11-02960 A single vehicle accident sent one man to the Trauma Center at MUSC Sunday afternoon 29-May at 16:23. A motorcycle traveling on ACE Basin Parkway (US Hwy. 17) collided with a concrete road divider near the intersection of Green Pond Hwy (SC Hwy 303) causing the driver to lose control of the Harley Davidson motorcycle. The driver, who was wearing a helmet, suffered multi-trauma injuries, including a head injury. Colleton Medical Center ED Director Judy Christy was returning from Beaufort and rode up on the accident shortly after it occurred. She began treating the man prior to Medic 6 arriving. A medical helicopter was called to the scene and landed in a nearby field. The patient was flown to the Charleston Trauma Center by Omniflight-Charleston.

Engine 6, Medic 6 and Battalion 1 responded. Lt. Brian Drew served as Incident Commander.