Soldiers criticial after troop carrier rolls

TWO soldiers were in a critical condition on Monday after a troop carrier with 18 Australian Army personnel aboard rolled at Holsworthy Barracks in Sydney's south-west.

Police said the vehicle rolled on a dirt road about 8.45am (AEDT) on Monday during a training exercise.

Military police and paramedics, as well as police from Liverpool Local Area Command, NSW Ambulance paramedics and a rescue helicopter, responded quickly to the crash.

Two of the passengers were flown by rescue helicopter to Liverpool and Westmead Hospital. Their condition was listed as critical.

A number of other passengers were injured, with several taken to various hospitals for emergency treatment.

Police from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit were examining the cause of the rollover.

Topics:  injuries

Looking to sell your property? Post a Property online

Call 1300 136 181 or post your listing online now.

Join the Community.

Get your local news, your way.

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.