SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Three people were hospitalized Friday afternoon after a car got sandwiched between two San Francisco Municipal Railway vehicles in the city’s Financial District, fire and Muni officials said.
The crash was reported around 12:20 p.m. on Market Street near First Street and involved a white car that got smashed between a Muni bus and streetcar, fire department spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said.READ MORE: UPDATE: Woman Accused of Starting Fawn Fire Was Boiling Bear Urine to Drink
Nine people suffered minor injuries but six declined transport to the hospital, Talmadge said.
Muni spokesman Paul Rose said the two occupants of the car were taken to the hospital as a precaution, while a passenger in the streetcar was also hospitalized but walked into the ambulance.
Witnesses said the two people in the car were a woman and child.READ MORE: SF Police Arrest 2 Men Who Allegedly Shot Woman Who Refused To Give Them Her Camera
Rose said the crash apparently occurred when the Muni streetcar rear-ended the car, which then got pushed forward into the bus.
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He said the cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Muni officials said the F-Market & Wharves streetcar line is blocked at Market and First streets. The 38-Geary and 71-Haight-Noriega bus lines are being rerouted around the intersection.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: DEA Issues Safety Alert As San Francisco Fentanyl Seizures Soar
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