Colleton County Fire-Rescue
04/April/2015 – MVC w/Air Evac – “C” Shift
Incident # 15-01823 – A 44 year old Tennessee man
suffered critical injuries in a motorcycle crash Saturday morning 04-April.
At 09:38, Fire-Rescue was sent to the 7400 block of Sidneys Road were the
motorcycle left the roadway in a curve and flipped over in the ditch. The
driver was ejected into a wooded area. He received multiple traumatic
injuries. Firefighter-Paramedics immediately called for a medical helicopter
when they arrived at the scene. They treated the man before immobilizing
him, then rapidly transported him to the Lowcountry Regional Airport to meet
with LifeNet 4. The man was flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC in
Charleston. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.
Engine 19, Medic 19, Battalion 1 and Car 12 responded. Battalion Chief Ben Heape served as Incident Commander.
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