Colleton County Fire-Rescue


25/January/2022 - MVC with Entrapment - "B" Shift

Incident # 22-00666 - An adult male received multiple injuries in a single car MVC in the 300 block of Industrial Road Tuesday morning 25-January at 10:58. The westbound 2011 Toyota RAV4 left the roadway in a curve and struck a driveway culvert. The car became airborne, struck a tree and began to flip over. It then struck a set of power line guide wires, a chain link fence and flipped over a second time before coming to rest on its side in a second yard a couple feet from the house. The driver was trapped in the wreckage. Fire-Rescue units arrived a short time later and began treating the trapped driver. They stabilized the car and used Holmatro Rescue Tools to remove a portion of the roof to free the driver. He was immobilized, then transported emergent in Fire-Rescue Medic 19 to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center in North Charleston. Dominion Energy responded to repair the damage to the electrical lines. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. 

Engine 19, Medic 19, Rescue 1, Battalion 1, Car 112 and Car 118 responded. Battalion Chief Brent Dalton served as Incident Commander.