June 17, 2015 / 11:04 PM / 3 years ago

About 20 British military personnel injured in collision on Salisbury Plain

(Reuters) - A collision involving three military troop carriers near Britain’s biggest military training area injured up to 20 military personnel, the Wiltshire Police said in a statement.

First responders and three military ambulances were attending to about five people with life-threatening injuries and about 16 other “walking wounded” personnel near Westdown Camp in Salisbury Plain, the police said.

The crash site was near a by-way that cuts through The Plain, the Wiltshire Police said.

Reporting by Ankush Sharma in Bengaluru; Editing by Cynthia Osterman

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