Colleton County Fire-Rescue


07/February/2015 MVC w/Ejection & Air Evac B Shift

Incident # 15-00724 A 58 year old Cottageville man was in critical condition after being ejected from a vehicle Saturday afternoon 07-February. At 15:43, Fire-Rescue was dispatched to the 300 block of Rhode Drive for a high speed single vehicle accident. The west bound car appeared to have dropped off the right shoulder in a curve, over corrected and entered the ditch. The car flipped over at least six times before coming to rest upright in a yard. The driver was ejected from the car and found unconscious in the yard. Firefighter-Paramedics began treating the man at the scene and called for a medical helicopter. LifeNet 4 responded to a nearby field. Medic 9 transported the man to the field, where the Flight Crew continued patient care. The man was flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC in Charleston. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Traffic on Rhode Drive was detoured for about an hour while the Highway Patrol conducted their investigation.

Engine 9, Medic 9, Medic 19, Brush 9, Battalion 1 and Car 12 responded. Captain Dewayne Jacques served as Incident Commander.