Two big MUNI accidents in San Francisco cause multiple injuries

(BCN)

The San Francisco Fire Department is responding to two different traffic accidents this afternoon, both of which caused multiple injuries.

According to a fire spokeswoman, the first accident occurred on Geary Street between Webster and Buchannan streets around 1:30 p.m.

In that accident, a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus collided with a dump truck, seriously injuring two people, moderately injuring one person, and causing minor injuries to 12 others.

In a second incident that happened minutes later, an 18-wheel big-rig hit a Muni light rail vehicle at Third and Innes streets. The fire spokeswoman said that accident caused moderate injuries to two people, and minor injuries to around 40 people.

A Muni bus is on its way to help shelter those injured in that second accident, the spokeswoman said.

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