A collision between a a DPT Cushman vehicle (shown above) and a semi truck (shown below) has nearly halted traffic on Market this morning between 6th and 8th streets in both directions.

Witnesses report that Muni is asking passengers to disembark from buses, and car travel through the area is slowed to a trickle.

An ambulance is on the scene, and the DPT employee is reported to be suffering from serious injuries.

This is the second injury accident to a DPT worker this month, following an accident that closed the Broadway tunnel in early April.


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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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