Media Release – ADFA cadets in bus crash (updated information) – 22 November 2015

22 November 2015 | Media Release

On 21 November a Department of Defence bus carrying second year Australian Defence Force Academy personnel was involved in an accident on Sandy Point Road, south of Goulburn in Southern New South Wales.
As advised yesterday, 30 people were treated in medical facilities in NSW and the ACT for a range of injuries resulting from the accident.

As at 9:00 am today, 16 of those people have been discharged from hospital and returned to duty. Fourteen remain in hospital or in military health centres. One person is being treated for very serious injuries and three people are being treated for serious injuries.
For privacy reasons Defence will not provide any further details regarding the injured personnel.
Defence’s priority continues to be the welfare of those affected by this accident. Defence continues to provide a range of support and assistance continues to those involved in the accident, the broader ADFA cadet body and to families of those who were seriously injured.

Media contact:
Defence Media (02) 6127 1999

Issued by Ministerial and Executive Coordination and Communication,
Department of Defence,
Canberra, ACT
Phone: 02 6127 1999 Fax: 02 6265 6946

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