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Nine people hurt in collision on Australian army base

May 22, 2013 at 1:32 AM   |   Comments

BALLARAT, Australia, May 22 (UPI) -- At least three people were seriously hurt Wednesday morning in a collision between Australian army vehicles at a base in Victoria, officials said.

Another six people were treated for injuries at the hospital at the Puckapunyal base, The (Ballarat) Courier reported. A spokeswoman for Ambulance Victoria said two men were airlifted to hospitals and a third went by ambulance.

The vehicles involved were described as tankers.

The Australian Defense Force said investigators were trying to determine exactly what happened and the cause of the crash.

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