Colleton County Fire-Rescue


15/December/2013 MVC w/ejection & Air Evac C Shift

Incident # 13-06807 A high speed MVC resulted in three people being injured. The accident occurred on Sniders Highway east of Mears Road, Sunday evening 15-December at 21:55. The westbound Chevrolet S-10 Blazer left the roadway, then over-turned possibly five times, ejecting two of the occupants. A third person in the car stated he was wearing a seatbelt. He remained in the car and suffered only minor injuries. The two ejected patients suffered multiple traumatic injuries, one female with suspect critical injuries. A medical helicopter and a second ambulance was requested. All patients were treated at the scene. Medic 18 transported the female patient to a nearby field to meet with the LifeStar helicopter from Georgia. The woman was transferred without incident, then flown to the Trauma Center at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah Georgia. The other two patients were transported by Medic 1 to Colleton Medical Center. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. One occupant stated a second vehicle may have been involved.

Engine 10, Engine 15, Medic 1, Medic 18, Car 12 and Battalion 1 responded. Lt. Rodney Murdaugh served as Incident Commander.