Colleton County Fire-Rescue


27/July/2015 – Fatal MVC w/entrapment – “C” Shift

Incident # 15-04248 – A 38 year old Colleton County man was killed in a single car MVC on Sidneys Road at Wasson Lane Monday morning 27-July at 01:55. The northbound Chevrolet Malibu left the roadway in a curve. The car went down a small embankment before striking a driveway culvert. It became airborne then landed on the driver’s side, blocking Wasson Lane. The unrestrained driver was partially ejected and had no signs of life when Firefighter-Paramedics arrived. The Colleton County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene. After the Coroner and SCHP completed their investigations, Firefighters lifted the car off of the man and pulled him free of the vehicle.

Engine 19, Medic 19, rescue 1, Battalion 1 and Car 12 responded. Battalion Chief Ben Heape served as Incident Commander.