TTC streetcar derails onto sidewalk after crash at King and University

Jun 10 2019, 12:36 pm

Update: As of 9:20 am, Toronto Police say that all injuries following the streetcar derailment were minor. They also say the derailment will require heavy equipment to fix, and the intersection is expected to be closed for up to 5 hours.

A TTC streetcar has derailed during this morning’s rush hour.

According to Toronto Police, they are are investigating after an SUV and streetcar crashed, causing it to derail at King Street West and University Avenue.

The intersection is fully closed at this time.

The TTC’s Stuart Green calls this “a significant derailment,” and said there is no ETA on when this will be cleared.

The 504 King streetcar route now has shuttle buses running, with detours through the downtown core to avoid the intersection.

The TTC says no major injuries have been reported at this time.

More to come.

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