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Streetcars collide at Queen and Broadview



CP24 reports that emergency crews are at Queen Street East and Broadview Avenue, where two streetcars have collided.

According to the TTC, two streetcars derailed in a head-on crash and at least two passengers suffered minor injuries.

Witnesses say the crash filled the air with smoke.

The TTC is detouring streetcars in both directions until police finish their investigation into the crash. The Toronto Police Service expects to close the road for about two hours.

Westbound streetcars operating along the 501 Queen route follow their regular route to Queen Street East and Coxwell Avenue, then detour:

northward along Coxwell;
westward along Gerrard Street East;
southward along Broadview Avenue;
westward along Dundas Street East; and then
southward along Parliament Street to Queen East,
resuming their regular route westward along Queen.

Eastbound cars reverse the detour.

Westbound cars operating along the 504 King route follow their regular route to Broadview Avenue and Dundas Street East, then detour:

westward along Dundas East; and then
southward along Broadview Avenue to King Street East,
resuming their regular route westward along King East.

Eastbound cars reverse the detour.