Colleton County Fire-Rescue
20/September/2018 – MVC with Ejection – “B” Shift
Incident # 18-06518 – A 29 year old Ridgeway SC woman
was critically injured in a single car collision in the 200 block of Bells
Hwy at Eddie Chasteen Drive Thursday morning 20-September at 00:53. The
eastbound SUV failed to negotiate a curve, left the roadway and struck a
utility pole before overturning in the roadway blocking both eastbound lanes
of Bells Hwy. Firefighter-Paramedics found the woman unconscious lying in
the roadway approximately ten feet from the automobile. The patient suffered
multiple traumatic injuries including a head injury. She was immobilized and
quickly treated at the scene, then transported emergent to the Trauma Center
at Trident Hospital in North Charleston by Fire-Rescue Medic 9. Walterboro
Police Dept is investigating the crash.
Medic 9, Battalion 1, Car 112 and Walterboro Fire Dept responded. Battalion Chief Brent Dalton served as Incident Commander.
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