Colleton County Fire-Rescue
19/January/2022 - MVC with Entrapment & Air Evac - "B" Shift
Incident # 22-00505 - A 33 yr. old Rock Hill man was critically injured when his small pickup truck collided with an empty log truck at the intersection of Lowcountry Hwy. (US Hwy 21) and Black Creek Road, Wednesday morning 19-January at 09:25. The man was trapped in the wreckage of his heavily damaged pickup truck. The log truck driver was not injured. Firefighter-Paramedics treated the man at the scene, while other firefighters used Holmatro Rescue Tools to extricate the man. A medical helicopter was called to the site due to the extent of his injuries. He was extricated and transported a short distance in Fire-Rescue Medic 13 to a nearby field to meet with the Meducare helicopter. The patient was transferred to the Flight Crew, then flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC in Charleston. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.
Engine 13, Rescue 1, Rescue 18, Medic 1, Medic 13, Battalion 1, Car 101 and Car 105 responded. Firefighter Jeron Cain served as Incident Commander.
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