Truck derails Melbourne CBD tram, stopping services between Brunswick Rd and Queen Victoria Market


Melbourne tram derails with 30 people on board after crashing into a concrete truck – as two injured are taken to hospital

  • A cement truck has derailed a Melbourne CBD tram with 30 people on board
  • A man in his 40s and a man in his 80s were taken to Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Emergency services called to Elizabeth and A’Beckett intersection at 10:45am 
  • Trams 19 and 59 won’t stop between Brunswick Rd and Queen Victoria Market

Two people have been rushed to hospital after a cement truck derailed a tram with 30 people on board.

Emergency services were called to the intersection between Elizabeth and A’Beckett streets in Melbourne’s CBD at about 10.45am on Friday.

It is understood the cement truck crashed into the side of the tram, causing it to derail.

A cement truck crashed into the side of a Melbourne CBD tram carrying 30 people on Friday morning

The truck driver, a man in his 40s, and one tram passenger, a man in his 80s, were taken to the Royal Melbourne Hospital where they are being treated for non-life threatening injuries

The truck driver, a man in his 40s, and one tram passenger, a man in his 80s, were taken to the Royal Melbourne Hospital where they are being treated for non-life threatening injuries

The truck driver, a man in his 40s, and one tram passenger, a man in his 80s, were taken to the Royal Melbourne Hospital where they are being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Both remain in a stable condition.

Police officers and firefighters were still at the scene investigating the crash on Friday afternoon. 

Tram services 19 and 59 will not stop between Brunswick Rd and Queen Victoria Market until the crash is cleared. 

Police are still investigating the crash and tram services will not stop between Brunswick Rd and Queen Victoria Market

Police are still investigating the crash and tram services will not stop between Brunswick Rd and Queen Victoria Market

Police officers and firefighters were still at the scene investigating the crash on Friday afternoon

Police officers and firefighters were still at the scene investigating the crash on Friday afternoon

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