Mini Bus and Twin Cities Trolley Crash on Market and 6th Streets
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (March 15, 2018) – Six people were injured in a collision between a 21-Hayes bus and a yellow F-Market & Wharves Twin Cities trolley on Thursday morning.
According to Lt. Jonathan Baxter of the San Francisco Fire Department, firefighters responded to the scene on the intersection of Market Street and 6th Street, around 10:10 AM. Paul Rose, a spokesman for San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, stated that the bus rear-ended the trolley at the 1000 block of Market St.
The impact of the collision cracked the front windshield of the bus. Two people were reportedly taken to the hospital, but none of the injuries from either vehicle were considered life-threatening. The other four injured victims declined to be taken to the hospital by emergency personnel.
The incident caused heavy congestion on Market St in the morning, while police officials closed off the road for investigation. By 11:20 AM, both vehicles had been removed from the scene.
Public transportation offers a convenient and affordable means of getting around, but that does not mean it is immune to accidents. One small mistake on the road could lead to injuries and even fatalities. Drivers on the road should remain alert and aware at all times, and make sure to drive carefully while behind the wheel.
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