Investigations continue into collision involving FRNSW truck and light rail vehicle - Haymarket
Published: 05 Sep 2022 03:43pm
Fire and Rescue NSW is conducting an internal investigation after a collision between one of its fire trucks and a light rail vehicle in Haymarket today.
Around 10:50am, the fire pumper was responding to an emergency incident when the crash occurred at the intersection of Pitt Street and Eddy Avenue, near Central Station.
The impact caused the tram to derail.
NSW Ambulance assessed several people including the FRNSW crew. One firefighter was transported to hospital as a precaution, while paramedics also treated a light rail passenger for minor injuries.
As per standard operating procedures, FRNSW has begun its own review of the circumstances surrounding the collision.
FRNSW will also cooperate with the NSW Police investigation into the incident.
Localised road closures remain in place as FRNSW works with transport officials to get the light rail vehicle back on the tracks.
Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm
Fire and Rescue NSW via Twitter
HAYMARKET | #FRNSW fire truck has collided with a light rail vehicle at the intersection of Pitt St and Eddy Ave. Reports of minor injuries to 3 passenges. @NSWAmbulance assessing. The light rail has come off the tracks as a result of the collision both roads closed.
11:32am • Sep 05, 2022 - View tweet on Twitter
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