Burton Fire responds to 4 crashes over Memorial Day Weekend

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From staff reports

The Burton Fire District, along with Beaufort County EMS, responded to four motor vehicle collisions over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, with each resulting in injuries.

The first incident was reported just after 7 p.m., Friday, May 28 on Burton Wells Rd. Emergency crews arrived on scene to a single-passenger vehicle in a roadway ditch. The female driver was treated for what appeared to be minor injuries.

The second incident occurred just after 2 a.m., Sunday, on Joe Frazier Rd. Emergency crews arrived on scene to an SUV that had gone off the roadway into a ditch. The male driver, who was not on scene when crews arrived but later returned, was treated for what appeared to be minor injuries.

The third incident occurred on just after 1:30 p.m. on Memorial Day at the intersection of Parris Island Gateway and Dowlingwood Drive. Emergency crews arrived on scene to a two-vehicle collision resulting in potentially serious injuries to a female occupant.

The fourth incident occurred later in the evening, just after 9:30 p.m. on Memorial Day in the area of 3557 Trask Parkway. Emergency crews arrived on scene to a two-vehicle collision between a passenger vehicle and an SUV, which came to rest against a tree. Six occupants were transported to the hospital, including a 15-year-old male, who appeared to have serious injuries.