The Papua New Guinea Defence Force is sending a team to Mt Hagen following the fatal accident on Sunday evening in Mt Hagen.
The team which leaves on Wednesday includes two medical personnel, a lawyer and other members of the Joint Operations Branch who will assist Police to establish the
cause of accident.
A soldier was killed in the fatal car accident at Keltiga outside Mt Hagen between 16:30 and 17:00.
The deceased died upon impact while three others are in a stable condition at the Mt Hagen General Hospital.
The medical team will support the doctors on the ground to provide the best medical care.
Acting Chief of Defence Force Commodore Philip Polewara conveyed his condolence to the family of the deceased.
PNGDF is also looking at repatriating the remains of the deceased at the earliest possible time.
The soldiers involved in the accident are from the 1st Battalion Royal Pacific Islands Regiment’s Charlie Company.