Colleton County Fire-Rescue


03/January/2021 - High Speed MVC - "A" Shift

Incident # 21-00065 - A single vehicle, high speed MVC occurred at the 59 mile marker south bound Sunday morning 03-January at 07:26. A Chevrolet Tahoe left the roadway and entered the wood line, striking several trees. A family of nine were in the SUV. Two family members received injuries, one with a head injury. A medical helicopter was requested but had a long ETA due to being tied up from an earlier MVC, so Medic 13 transported the patient emergent to the Trauma Center at Trident Hospital. One other occupant was transported to Colleton Medical Center. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. 

Engine 26, Medic 1. Medic 13 and Battalion 1 responded. Firefighter-EMT Ashley Ackerman served as Incident Commander.