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Soldier killed in ‘tank incident’ during military training exercise

Emergency services were rushed to the incident on a public byway in Enford, Wiltshire, shortly before midday today after reports of a serious collision on Salisbury Plain Training Area.

A soldier has died in Wiltshire (Stock photo)

A soldier has died after an incident involving a tank during a military training exercise in Wiltshire.

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance and other specialist paramedics were rushed to the incident on a public byway in Enford, Wiltshire, shortly before midday today after reports of a serious collision on Salisbury Plain Training Area.

The incident happened in the village about ten miles south of Devizes.

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service confirmed it sent two fire engines, from Pewsey and Ludgershall, and a heavy rescue unit from Trowbridge to the scene.

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