Colleton County Fire-Rescue


02/September/2014 Traumatic Injury with Air Evac C Shift

Incident # 14-05200 An adult male was seriously injured after falling approximately 20 feet while loading a truck off of the 22000 block of Bells Highway Tuesday morning 02-September at 10:28. Medic 18 arrived to the field and had to be taken to the patient in a pickup truck. The man was found unconscious. A medical helicopter was requested and a landing zone was established at the baseball field in the Town of Lodge. The patient was immobilized and placed in the back of the pickup, then transported back to the ambulance. Once loaded, he was transported to the baseball field to meet with LifeNet 4. The transfer to the flight crew was handled without incident and the patient was flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC in Charleston.

Engine 3, Engine 4, Medic 18, Battalion 1 and Car 105 responded. Captain Matt Williams served as Incident Commander.