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Surveillance video captures tram/trolley station accident in SF

CCTV:SAN FRANCISCO,July 18/09.New video of last Saturday’s collision between two Muni trains was released Wednesday, showing images that a Muni spokesman described as “flat-out disturbing.”

The video of the accident from cameras mounted inside the West Portal Muni station where the accident took place Saturday afternoon just before 3 p.m.

A K-Train had just unloaded passengers and was stopped waiting for the signal to exit the tunnel. Right behind it, an L-Train keeps coming and coming until the violent impact.

Passengers on the platform seem initially shocked at the collision, but then approach the train seemingly to check on the passengers.

A Muni spokesman said the video is hard to watch.

It's flat out disturbing to see one train hit another like that, said agency spokesman Judson True.

National Transportation Safety Board investigators said the video is part o

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Added: Jul-22-2009 Occurred On: Jul-18-2009
By: jdischord
Tags: Surveillance, video, captures, tram/trolley, station, accident, in, SF
Location: San Francisco, California, United States (load item map)
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