An adult male was flown to a trauma center following a motorcycle accident in the 12000 block of Cottageville Hwy. (US Hwy 17-A) north of the Town of Cottageville, Thursday, Jan. 5 at approximately 11:59 a.m.
Witnesses advised it appeared the man suffered a medical emergency prior to the crash. The three wheeled motorcycle overturned in a ditch. Firefighter-Paramedics treated the man at the scene for both a medical and traumatic condition, then transported him in Fire-Rescue Medic 9 to the field in front of Cottageville Elementary School to meet with the CARE Flight helicopter.
He was transferred to the Flight Crew, then flown to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center in North Charleston. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the motor vehicular crash (MVC).