Colleton County Fire-Rescue


20/October/2021 - Car vs House MVC - "A" Shift

Incident # 21-07563 - At 22:45 Wednesday evening 20-October a Summerville teenager failed to negotiate a curve in the 1300 block of Wichman Street and crashed into a house. The southbound Chevrolet Impala was traveling at a high rate of speed, entered the yard of one residence knocking down two brick pillars which caused the car to overturn. The upside down vehicle continued traveling south on its roof, through a fence and then collided with the house damaging the side porch. The 18 year old male received minor injuries and no one in either home was injured. Firefighter-Paramedics treated the patient on scene, then transported him to Colleton Medical Center for further treatment. The Walterboro Police Department is investigating the crash and will determine if alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident. 

Medic 19, Battalion 1, Rescue 1, Car 112, Car 118 and WFD responded. Battalion Chief Scott Feather served as Incident Commander.