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VIDEO: Three Army members injured in Bruce Hwy crash

UPDATE 5:50PM: 

A Defence spokesperson has revealed that three Army members were injured in the single vehicle accident on the Bruce Hwy this afternoon. 

Two were transferred by ambulance to a local hospital and another was transported by helicopter. 

The vehicle was heading to the Shoal Water Bay Training area for an Army Exercise. 

The Defence Department would not provide any further information about the soldiers or details regarding their injuries. 

Army truck crash on Bruce Hyw south of Raglan.
Army truck crash on Bruce Hyw south of Raglan. Mike Richards GLA180615CRASH

UPDATE 4: 45PM: 

An army tow truck is still getting caught in traffic and has been able to remove the vehicle. 

Both lanes are being closed to allow the Fire crews to leave. 

Police are not allowing photographers or cameramen near the scene of the crash. 

UPDATE 4:28PM:

The helicopter has left the scene of the accident and police are about to open one lane of traffic. 

UPDATE 4:08PM:

The man who was trapped in the vehicle complaining of neck pain has been freed and is getting into the helicopter. 

UPDATE 3:36PM:

Fire crews are preparing to use a hydraulic tool to free the man entrapped inside the vehicle. 

The traffic is backed up around the crash near Raglan but still moving. 

 

A Defence vehicle has rolled over 1km south of Raglan Creek on the Bruce Hwy.
A Defence vehicle has rolled over 1km south of Raglan Creek on the Bruce Hwy. Campbell Gellie

 

UPDATE 3:30PM:

We understand a helicopter is due to land at 3.48pm and police are setting up a diversion for light traffic. 

The man complaining of neck pain is still entrapped in the Defence vehicle that has rolled over on the Bruce Hwy near Raglan.

Fire crews have arrived on the scene and will attempt to cut him free. 

EARLIER 2.50PM: A MAN is complaining of neck pain and remains inside a defence vehicle that has rolled over 1km south of Raglan Creek on the Bruce Hwy.

The other passengers are out of the vehicle.

Police and ambulance services are on the scene and fire crews are on the way.

The highway has been reduced to one lane.

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