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Firefighters and conductor injured in fire truck and tram collision in Surfers Paradise

NINE NEWS TRAM CRASH STORY: http://www.9news.com.au/national/2017/01/15/20/04/two-firefighters-injured-during-gold-coast-crash

GOLD COAST BULLETIN TRAM CRASH STORY http://www.goldcoastbulletin.com.au/news/20-passengers-being-assessed-by-paramedics-after-tram-and-fire-truck-collide-in-surfers-paradise/news-story/9fb8daab9314761f29199c0c6b8b671a

Amanda Robbemond and Lea Emery, Gold Coast Bulletin

January 15, 2017 2:26pm

TWO firefighters and a tram conductor have been injured in a tram and fire truck collision this morning in Surfers Paradise.

The tram and fire engine collided just after 7.30am on the corner of Hamilton Avenue and Surfers Paradise Boulevard.

Police Inspector Mark Pengelly said it would be a while before the tram would be placed back onto the rails and heavy machinery would be required to remove it.

“Indications is somebody has gone through a red light, either the fire truck or the tram has,” he said.

“Obviously it’s going to delay things a bit.”

Queensland Ambulance Service acting senior operations supervisor Justin Payne said paramedics had attended to three patients…

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