COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – A 19-year-old was partially ejected from her vehicle following a serious crash Monday afternoon in Colleton County.
Emergency crews said the car was traveling north on Green Pond Road when it crossed over into a southbound ditch, struck two trees, and overturned around 1:00 p.m.
The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was partially ejected through the sunroof. “She suffered critical injuries and a head injury,” said officials with Colleton County Fire Rescue.
The woman was airlifted to the Medical University of South Carolina’s trauma center in Charleston.
A 23-year-old passenger, who was also not wearing a seatbelt, had to be extricated through the sunroof. That person suffered multiple traumatic injuries and was taken to MUSC.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.