Colleton County Fire-Rescue


03/March/2017 MVC with entrapment A Shift 

Incident # 17-01422 - A 42 yr old female was transported to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center Friday afternoon 03-March following a high speed MVC on Jacksonboro Road south of Cottageville. At 15:25, Firefighter-Paramedics found the small Saturn down an embankment with the woman trapped inside. Apparently the northbound car left the roadway and struck several trees on the southbound side of the road. Firefighters used Holmatro Rescue tools to gain access to the patient. She suffered multiple traumatic injuries and was extricated with spinal precautions, then transported by Medic 9 to the Trauma Center. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

Engine 9, Medic 9, Rescue 1, Battalion 1 and Car 109 responded. Firefighter John Smalls served as Incident Commander.