Colleton County Fire-Rescue


20/November/2018 – Multi-vehicle MVC – “A” Shift

Incident # 18-08112 – A multi-vehicle accident occurred in the 11300 block of Jefferies Hwy (US Hwy 15) just south of Canadys Crossroads at 21:05 Tuesday evening 20-November. Two passenger cars and a small SUV collided with two vehicles hitting head-on in heavy holiday traffic. The entire highway was blocked by the cars and debris. Two local men were injured in separate vehicles, while a Florida family of three, including a seven year old boy, were hurt in the third car. Firefighter-Paramedics arrived to find the roadway blocked and began treating the injured. Two additional Fire-Rescue Ambulances were assigned to the incident. Crews treated all five patients at the scene and transported them to Colleton Medical Center. Traffic on Jefferies Highway in the area of the accident was closed for two hours until the accident could be cleared. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Colleton Deputy Sheriff’s assisted with traffic control.

Engine 5, Engine 19, Medic 7, Medic 19, Medic 26, Battalion 1, Car 112 and Car 118 responded. Battalion Chief Scott Feather served as Incident Commander.