Colleton County Fire-Rescue


07/June/2016 MVC with Entrapment B Shift

Incident # 16-03522 A two car, high speed MVC at the intersection of Augusta Hwy and Dixie Road sent one man to the hospital Tuesday morning 07-June at 08:49. A car pulled into the path of an east bound van causing heavy damage to both vehicles and trapping the driver of the Cadillac. The vehicle had approximately two feet of intrusion. The driver of the van was not injured and refused ambulance transportation. Firefighter-Paramedics stabilized the 18 year old driver of the Cadillac, while other crewmembers used Holmatro Rescue Tools to extricate the teenager. He was removed with full spinal precautions, then transported by Fire-Rescue Medic 9 to Colleton Medical Center. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

Engine 5, Engine 9, Rescue 1, Medic 9, Medic 19, Battalion 1, Car 12 and Car 107 responded. Captain Ethan Shieder served as Incident Commander.