First Responders Treat Casualties After Horrible Accident at West Point Training Facility

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June 06, 2019Jun 06, 2019

Prayers are needed on Thursday after a horrible accident was reported at West Point. According to initial reports, first responders were on the scene and “treating casualties.”

ABC News reported that an armored personnel carrier was overturned due to an accident during training. The accident took place on Thursday morning.

The U.S. Military Academy at West Point confirmed the news. They said that the army and local first responders were on the scene to treat the casualties.

The accident reportedly took place near the Camp Natural Bridge. The area, including Route 293, was heavy with traffic following the accident. Motorists are being asked to avoid the area.

Though it is unclear exactly how many people were injured, NBC reported that at least 20 cadets were involved in the crash. At least one has been airlifted to a hospital due to serious injuries.

The U.S. Military Academy said, “There has been an accident in the vicinity of the Camp Natural Bridge training site. Emergency vehicles are responding. Please avoid Route 293. More information will follow.”

Please be praying for everyone involved in this accident. We will continue to update as more information is made available. Meanwhile, share your prayers here!

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