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Tram accident!

filed on: 15.07.2005 (15th Jul 2005)

At 09:21 yesterday, an Oerlikon-bound tram on route 11 ran into the back of a stationary route 14 tram at Kronenstrasse stop. 24 people were injured, three of whom had to be taken to hospital. This is one of the severest accidents in recent times. Its cause is being investigated. The driver of the 11 is suffering from shock and has not been able to make a statement. The road was not cleared until 16:30. Press photographs show both trams have suffered severe damage. The rear unit of the 14 was 2309, and the front unit of the 11 was 2030.

source: 20 Minuten

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