SAN FRANCISCO -- Two San Francisco Muni light rail vehicles collided Wednesday near the waterfront in the city's South Beach area, hurting a number of passengers.
The crash happened at around 1:42 p.m. at Embarcadero and Brannan near Oracle Park when one streetcar rear-ended the other while headed inbound on the T Third/N Judah route.
The San Francisco Fire Department said five people were taken to a hospital and with what were described as minor injuries.
Both trains suffered moderate damage.
Regular service was restored in the area shortly after 4 p.m., according to the transit agency. The circumstances that led to the crash were not immediately known.
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