Colleton County Fire-Rescue


05/June/2016 MVC with Motorcycle B Shift

Incident # 16-03469 A adult male suffered multiple traumatic injuries after his motorcycle was re-ended at a high rate of speed on I-95 near the 50 mile marker Sunday morning 05-June at 06:20. The northbound Harley Davidson motorcycle was hit by a northbound Ford pickup truck. The driver was ejected from the bike and slid to the grassy shoulder of the road. The motorcycle traveled several hundred feet before coming the rest on the shoulder. The pickup truck drove off of the roadway to the wood line, then traveled back to the highway, before losing control and crashing into the ditch. Bystanders advised the two male occupants fled the scene by running off into the woods. Law Enforcement Officers searched the area, but the suspects were not found. Witnesses advised the pickup truck had been driving erratically prior to the accident. The motorcycle driver was treated at the scene, then transported to Colleton Medical Center. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.  

Engine 1, Medic 13, Battalion 1 and Car 12 responded. Battalion Chief Brent Dalton served as Incident Commander.