Man flown to hospital after accidentally chopping foot with axe

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COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A man was transported to the hospital after emergency officials say he accidentally chopped his foot with an axe while working at a yard in Colleton County.

Officials with Colleton County Fire and Rescue say the incident happened Sunday afternoon at a home on Beavers Pass Road south of Smoaks.

"Once on scene, the crew controlled the bleeding and bandaged the wound," CCFR officials said.

The 63-year-old man was then flown to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center.

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