Colleton County Fire-Rescue


19/March/2013 MVC with ejection & Air Evac B Shift

Incident # 13-01460 A high speed roll-over accident in the 4300 block of Jefferies Highway sent one person to a Trauma Center Tuesday afternoon 19-March. The accident was reported at 17:49 when a Ford Explorer lost control and flipped over in the roadway. The 25 year old female driver was ejected from the small SUV and then the vehicle roll-over on top of her. She suffered multiple traumatic injuries. Firefighter-Paramedics treated the woman at the scene, before transporting her in Medic 19 to the helipad at Colleton Medical Center to meet with LifeNet 4. She was flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC in Charleston. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Sheriffs Deputies rerouted traffic for 40 minutes.

Engine 19, Medic 19, Battalion 1, Car 12, Car 105 and Car 118 responded. Deputy Chief David Greene served as Incident Commander.