Colleton County Fire-Rescue


06/April/2016 – MVC with entrapment – “C” Shift

Incident # 16-02103 – An adult male and adult female were injured in a two vehicle MVC on Hampton Street at the intersection of Padgett Loop Wednesday evening 06-April at 18:40. The small car collided with a street sweeper causing damage to the passenger side of the car. Due to her complaints of injuries the female passenger could not be removed through the driver’s side. Firefighter-Paramedics used Holmatro Rescue Tools to remove the passenger door and safely extricate  the woman. She and the driver were transported to Colleton Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. Traffic in the 1200 block of Hampton Street was diverted for about 45 minutes. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

County Fire-Rescue Medic 1, Rescue 1, Battalion 1, Car 12 and Car 118 responded. Walterboro Engine 1 and Engine 2 responded.  Battalion Chief Ben Heape served as Incident Commander.