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Tram vs car on Nicholson Street, February 2012

On February 8, 2012 a Mercedes headed southbound on Nicholson Street near Elgin Street managed to find it's way onto the tram tracks, with D2.5009 bashing in the entire drivers side of the car. More details at the Herald Sun - "Man, 60, in hospital after car-tram crash"

Driver of D2.5007 changes ends on Nicholson Street at Gertrude Street

8 February 2012 19:40 PM
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D2.5007 heads through the crossover headed back to the city, with D2.5004 about to do the same thing

8 February 2012 19:42 PM
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Yarra Trams operations crew in attendance, along with a tow truck, the MFB and Victoria Police

8 February 2012 19:49 PM
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D2.5009 having reversed free of the smashed Mercedes

8 February 2012 19:50 PM
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Winching up the smashed Mercedes onto the tild bed truck

8 February 2012 19:53 PM
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Smashed in drivers side of the Mercedes

8 February 2012 19:53 PM
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MFB and Victoria Police check out the damaged tram

8 February 2012 19:54 PM
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Checking out the damaged front fairing of D2.5009

8 February 2012 19:55 PM
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Tow truck ready to head off with the wrecked car

8 February 2012 19:56 PM
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Firefighters pull off the damaged front fairing of D2.5009

8 February 2012 19:58 PM
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Missing rubber strips alongside the tram lane, probably ripped up when the car get hit by the tram

8 February 2012 19:58 PM
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