7 Injured By Boston Trolley Car Collision

 Wednesday, November 26, 2014

 The Boston Globe

Several people sustained minor injuries when an out-of-service trolley hit another trolley containing commuters Wednesday morning near Cedar Grove Station, authorities said. The MBTA said seven people complained of back discomfort after the crash on the Ashmont-Mattapan high-speed trolley line at about 6:40 a.m. Full service resumed after 8 a.m. on the line.The Boston Fire Department said they were called to the scene at 6:43 a.m. Approximately five people were placed on backboards and evacuated, while another couple were evacuated using chairs, the department said in official tweets.