10 hurt as R'dam trams collide

12th May 2006, Comments 0 comments

12 May 2006, AMSTERDAM — Ten people were injured midday Friday when two trams collided in the centre of Rotterdam.

12 May 2006

AMSTERDAM — Ten people were injured midday Friday when two trams collided in the centre of Rotterdam.

Transport authority RET said two people were brought to hospital. One was suffering from a heart complaint. The other eight suffered more minor injuries, such as grazes and cut lips. The rest of the passengers were cared for by RET staff following the shock.

The rear-end crash that caused considerable damage to a number 8 and a number 20 tram on the Weena in the centre of the city.

Tram services in the Weena district were suspended on Friday afternoon as investigators tried to establish the cause of the accident.

[Copyright Expatica News + ANP 2006]

Subject: Dutch news

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