Scott Morrison’s security car CRASHES and flips on its side with at least four people rushed to hospital in horror accident during the PM’s election campaign
Four police officers have been rushed to hospital after Scott Morrison‘s security car crashed into another vehicle in northern Tasmania.
The security vehicle was following the Prime Minister’s car which was not involved in the collision.
Dramatic pictures from the scene show the smashed car flipped on its side off a country road near Elizabeth Town.
Two officers were being treated by paramedics in a field next to the car.
It is not clear how the crash happened.
Dramatic pictures from the scene show the smashed car flipped on its side off a country road near Elizabeth Town
Two Tasmanian police officers and two federal police officers have been taken to hospital but were conscious when they were transferred.
Mr Morrison will not attend any more events on day four of the election campaign.
A spokesman for the Prime Minister said: ‘The PM’s follow security vehicle was involved in an accident near Elizabeth Town.
‘The PM is not injured and was not involved in the accident.
‘Two Tasmanian Police officers and two Federal Police officers from the PM’s security detail who were in the follow vehicle have been taken to hospital from the scene for further assessment. All officers were conscious when transferred.
‘The driver of the other vehicle was not injured.
‘Family members of the officers have been contacted and are being kept informed of their condition.
‘The PM is always extremely grateful for the protection provided by his security team and extends his best wishes for their recovery and to their families.
‘This afternoon’s event has been cancelled.’
Four police officers have been rushed to hospital after Scott Morrison’s security car crashed into another vehicle in Tasmania. Pictured: The PM with Lyons candidate Susie Bower today