Colleton County Fire-Rescue


21/February/2015 - Auto vs Pedestrian with Air Evac – “C” Shift

Incident # 15-00957 – An adult man received life threatening injuries after being struck by a car in 1100 block of Rivers Street, Saturday morning 21-February at 02:54. Witness advised a car backed over the man who was standing in the street next to the Apollo Lounge. Firefighter-Paramedics found the man unconscious in the street. He was treated at the scene and a medical helicopter was placed on standby at Colleton Medical Center. The man was rapidly transported to the helipad at CMC to meet with LifeNet 4. The flight crew RSIed the patient prior to flying him to the Trauma Center at MUSC in Charleston. The SC Highway Patrol and the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the accident.

Engine 1, Medic 1, Battalion 1 and Car 12 responded. Battalion Chief Ben Heape served as Incident Commander.