Emergency services tended to a crash between a luas and a Dublin Bus at Queen street this morning.
Dublin Fire Brigade confirmed that nine people were hospitalised following the collision, however there are “no life-threatening injuries”.
Firefighters/Paramedics from Phibsborough and HQ responded to collision between a LUAS tram and a bus this morning on Queen Street. 9 people treated and transported to hospital by DFB and NAS ambulances. No life-threatening injuries. Expect delays in the area. pic.twitter.com/ISJLxFlSxp
— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) March 16, 2019
Luas officials confirmed that services between The Point/Connolly and Drimnagh have been called off due to the incident, but added that “there is a full service however running between Saggart/Tallaght and Blackhorse” and that luas tickets will be valid on Dublin bus.
#Luas Red Line Travel Update. Due to an incident at Queen St there are no Luas services between The Point/Connolly and Drimnagh. There is a full service however running between Saggart/Tallaght and Blackhorse. Luas tickets valid on @dublinbusnews.
— Luas (@Luas) March 16, 2019
Gardai were also in attendance at the scene
A Garda spokesperson said: “Dublin Traffic Alert: Collision between Luas tram & bus at Queen Street, Queen Street is closed. Diversions are in place.”
This is the third serious Luas incident this week. On Wednesday, emergency services were called to Jervis St after a Luas and car collided.
On Monday, a man tragically died after a Luas collision near the Kingswood stop.