SAN FRANCISCO (CBS 5) — A half-dozen passengers were injured Monday when a San Francisco Municipal Railway streetcar collided with a semi-truck in the city’s Dogpatch neighborhood, fire officials told CBS 5.
The collision involving the streetcar and big-rig occured at the intersection of Third Street and 23rd Street around 10:30 a.m.READ MORE: Death Investigation Closes Lanes Of Southbound I-880 In Fremont
The big-rig apparently crashed into the Muni streetcar, causing
minor injuries to the six people on board, including a passenger confined to a wheelchair, SFFD Lt. Mindy Talmadge said.
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The streetcar involved in the crash was on the KT-Ingleside/Third Street light-rail vehicle line.
Muni spokesman Paul Rose said the truck hit the streetcar on its right side, toward the front of the vehicle. Witnesses said the truck, with a flatbed trailer, T-boned the Muni vehicle.MORE NEWS: Oakland City Officials Name New Fire Chief
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