Valcartier accident injures soldier

A light armoured vehicle rolled over during a driver-training exercise in the Valcartier Garrison training sector, slightly injuring one serviceman at 10:35 a.m. on June 28, 2010.

The soldier with minor injuries was airlifted to a hospital located in the city.

An emergency response team was dispatched to the Lac à la Voile area to help troops there with the incident.

The identity of the serviceman as well as the nature and extent of his injuries will not be revealed as they are of a confidential nature and as such are protected by law.

An inquiry is in progress to determine the cause of the incident. No further information will be disclosed at this time.