Colleton County Fire-Rescue


23/June/2022 - MVC with Entrapment - "A" Shift
Incident # 22-04866 - A 70 yr old Florida woman received multiple, non-life threatening injuries when her car overturned on I-95 near the 55 mile marker northbound, Thursday afternoon 23-June at 17:14. Engine 1 arrived to find the passenger car overturned in the trees in the median. Bystanders were assisting the woman, including a Marine Sgt who was inside the car rendering aid. Firefighter-Paramedics used a Glassmaster Tool to remove the windshield and extricate the woman. She was transported by Fire-Rescue Medic 1 to Colleton Medical Center. I-95 was down to one lane for over an hour until the car could be removed. Traffic backed up several miles. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. 

Engine 1, Medic 1, Rescue 1, Battalion 1, Car 112 and Car 118 responded. Firefighter-EMT Dekota Smith served as Incident Commander.