Colleton County Fire-Rescue


06/02/2012 MVC with Air Evacuation C Shift

Incident # 12-02958 - A 19 year old man was critically injured in a high speed motorcycle accident that occurred Saturday afternoon 2-June in the 200 block of Saxby Hill Road in the Ritter Community. The motorcycle was west bound, when it crossed over into the east bound ditch ejecting the man into the woods on the side of the road. He landed on an asphalt driveway. He was not wearing a helmet. Fire-rescue was notified of the incident at 19:10. Medic 20 found the man unconscious with multiple traumatic injuries and a head injury. A medical helicopter was called to the scene while Firefighter-Paramedics stabilized him. The man received dual IVs, splinting and complete immobilization. Lifenet 7 responded and landed at a nearby baseball field. The patient was flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC in Charleston. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

Engine 1, Medic 20 and Battalion 1 responded. Battalion Chief Dan Barb served as Incident Commander.