Shoalwater Bay training area. FILE IMAGE
Shoalwater Bay training area. FILE IMAGE Russell Prothero ROK231017army09

Soldier injured in Shoalwater Bay training incident

THURSDAY: THE Defence Department have confirmed a soldier was injured in a vehicle incident at Shoalwater Bay. 

No further information on the soldier's injury was provided. 

"Defence can confirm a soldier was evacuated from the Shoalwater Bay Training Area following a vehicle incident on 16 May," the spokesperson said. 

"Shortly following the evacuation the soldier's condition was confirmed as satisfactory.

"The incident is being investigated."

WEDNESDAY 12.44PM: TWO people are being assessed by paramedics after a "vehicle incident" at the Shoalwater Bay Military Training Area.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesperson said the crews were called to the area about 11.30am, but referred all other enquiries to the Department of Defence.

The spokesperson said two people were being assessed at the scene and the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service would be tasked.

The Morning Bulletin has contacted the Department of Defence for further details.

 

TWO people are being assessed by paramedics after a
TWO people are being assessed by paramedics after a "vehicle incident" at the Shoalwater Bay Military Training Area. Frazer Pearce

 

The Shoalwater Bay Military TrainingArea north of Rockhampton. It was acquired by the Commonwealth Governmentin 1965 for defence training purposes.
The Shoalwater Bay Military TrainingArea north of Rockhampton. It was acquired by the Commonwealth Governmentin 1965 for defence training purposes.


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