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7:02 AM: KTVU is reporting that two Muni trains have collided with one another at San Jose and Highland, and that the injuries from the accident required three paramedic vehicles. More details when we have them.

7:07 AM: MTA spokesperson Judson True’s sent a media alert, saying that at 6:24, a inbound (towards downtown) J Church Muni Metro reportedly struck an inbound F Market on the San Jose Avenue right-of-way near Highland (apparently, the F Market uses the J tracks to begin its run).

True says there are 3 reported injuries, none of which are life threatening: the F Market driver (the F was reportedly unoccupied otherwise) and 2 adult, female passengers from the J have been hospitalized.

True says shuttle buses are serving passengers between San Jose/30th Ave. and Balboa Park.

7:22 AM: True has clarified that the J Church rear ended the F Market historic streetcar (solely occupied by its driver), but at this point the MTA does not know the cause of the accident.

8:03 AM: Coverage elsewhere: Three Injured in SF Muni Accident KCBS, 3 Hospitalized In SF Muni Streetcar Crash CBS5, Three hurt in Muni crash Chron, Three injured after two Muni cars collide ABC7

9:06 AM: True has sent out another alert to the media, saying that regular J Church service resumed at 8:35 this morning. He also reports that the SFFD is saying that there were 5 injured in the accident, not 3 — 3 were hospitalized, 2 more were treated at the scene.

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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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  • Alex Zepeda

    So Natty Tatty Ford can’t get his own employees to follow the rules (mimimum distance between two trains), and he expects us to follow his rules regarding proof of payment? Fuck that.

    Judson can send out a press alert, but typing 140 characters about major service interruptions into twitter would be overreaching? Fuck that.

  • Alex Zepeda

    So Natty Tatty Ford can’t get his own employees to follow the rules (mimimum distance between two trains), and he expects us to follow his rules regarding proof of payment? Fuck that.

    Judson can send out a press alert, but typing 140 characters about major service interruptions into twitter would be overreaching? Fuck that.