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Trolley Collides With Big Rig On Embarcadero In San Francisco

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Police, crews on San Francisco's Embarcadero after a historic trolley crashed into a big-rig.

Police, crews on San Francisco’s Embarcadero after a historic trolley crashed into a big-rig.

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — An intersection along San Francisco’s Embarcadero was reopened after a Muni light-rail train smashed into a big rig, sending four people to the hospital with minor injuries, according to police and fire personnel.

Police said the crash between the Muni F-line trolley and a big rig was reported around 12:45 p.m. on the Embarcadero near Bay Street.

Four people were sent to area hospitals to be treated for minor injuries suffered in the crash, which slowed traffic around the intersection for more than an hour, according to fire and police personnel.

An investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.

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