Colleton County Fire-Rescue
17/January/2022 - MVC with Air Evac - "C" Shift
Incident # 22-00460 - Two Green Pond residents were injured, one critically, in a single vehicle MVC in the 12700 block of Green Pond Hwy (SC Hwy 303) just north of SpringHill Road, Monday afternoon 17-January at 13:01. The 2012 Nissan Altima was traveling northbound on Green Pond Hwy, when it crossed over into the southbound ditch. The car struck two trees and overturned. The unrestrained driver was partially ejected through the sunroof. Firefighter-Paramedics arrived and began treating the 19 year old. She suffered critical injuries and a head injury. A medical helicopter and a second Fire-Rescue ambulance were requested. The driver was removed from the vehicle then transported emergent to a nearby field to meet with the CARE Flight helicopter. She was transferred to the Flight Crew without incident, then flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC in Charleston. The second patient, a 23 year old unrestrained passenger, also suffered multiple traumatic injuries and a head injury. Firefighter-Paramedics immobilized the patient and extricated her through the sunroof. She was transported emergent in Fire-Rescue Medic 1, to the Trauma Center at MUSC. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.
Engine 2, Medic 1, Medic 6, Rescue 1, Battalion 1 and Car 112 responded. Captain Matt Smart served as Incident Commander.
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