Colleton County Fire-Rescue

11/24/2011

11/24/2011 MVC w/ejection & Air Evacuation A Shift

Incident # 11-06249 A 63 year old Cottageville man was severely injured in a single car crash in the 5000 block of Rehoboth Road, Thanksgiving morning (24-November) at 07:26. The Chevrolet Avalanche left the roadway at a high rate of speed and struck several trees. The vehicle suffered heavy damage and the driver was ejected from the truck. Medic 9 arrived to find the man semi-conscious in the roadway, with multiple traumatic injuries. A medical helicopter was requested. He was treated at the scene, immobilized and transported to a nearby field to meet with Lifenet 4. The patient was flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC in Charleston. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

Engine 9, Engine 11, Medic 9 and Battalion 1 responded.

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