SYDNEY, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Up to 18 Australian Army personnel have been injured, with two in a critical condition after a troop carrier overturned at the Holsworthy Barracks, in Sydney's south- west on Monday morning, the New South Wales (NSW) Police said.
Police said a total of 18 soldiers were onboard the vehicle when it rolled on a dirt road during a training exercise at about 8:45 a.m. (local time) on Monday.
One of the soldiers suffered serious head injuries, the other suffered spinal injures.
Those in critical condition were taken by rescue helicopter to Liverpool and Westmead Hospital, police said.
Six others were taken by ambulance to various hospitals with injuries such as broken bones, while the rest were treated at the scene and taken to an Army field hospital for assessment, according to local media reports.
Officers from NSW Police Force's Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit are at the scene investigating the cause of the rollover.