18/06/2015

Up To Four Suffer 'Life-Changing' Injuries In Troop Carrier Collision

More than 20 people have been injured, 4 or 5 seriously, in a collision involving three troop carriers on Salisbury Plain.

Wiltshire Police were called to the accident at about 18:30 on Wednesday.

The cause of the accident is being investigated but it is understood that 4 or 5 people have suffered "life-changing injuries".

Police said that more information will follow.

(MH)

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