Truck Snags Muni Wires Near San Francisco Civic Center
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A large semi truck carrying cars snagged some overhead San Francisco Municipal Railway wires at a busy Civic Center intersection Thursday afternoon, bringing down the lines and snarling traffic.
The accident happened around 2 p.m. at Market Street and Van Ness Avenue, Muni spokesman Paul Rose said. No injuries were reported.
At 2:45 p.m., crews were at the scene making repairs and the intersection was shut down.
The truck, which bore the logo for Carrier Experts, a Rancho Cordova-based trucking company, was parked in the left lane of northbound Van Ness Avenue about a block away. The roof appeared to be stuck in an open position.
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