Nov 7, 2012 11:38 AM by Lauren Molenburg

Five Fort Carson soldiers injured in rollover accident

Five Fort Carson soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division were injured in a vehicle rollover accident Wednesday, November 7 while participating in a training exercise near Camp Red Devil training area, about 15 miles south of Fort Carson main post.

Ground ambulance and Flight for Life air medical transport were used to carry the soldiers to local hospitals. Three were transported to Evans Army Community Hospital. One was transported to Penrose Hospital and one to Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs. Of the two treated in Colorado Springs, one is stable and the other is in critical condition.

They were riding in a M1151 up-armored High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle when the accident occurred.

The accident is currently under investigation.


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