Cable car collision causes traffic congestion in Financial District

A collision between a San Francisco Municipal Railway cable car and another vehicle created traffic congestion in the Financial District on Wednesday morning, according to police and a Muni spokesperson.

The collision was reported at California and Battery streets around 8 a.m. when a vehicle turned in front of a cable car, according to Muni spokesperson Paul Rose.

Two operators were injured, Rose said.

There were no immediate reports of victims being transported from the scene in ambulances, according to police spokesperson Officer Robert Rueca.

Muni officials wrote on Twitter at 9:19 a.m. that the scene had cleared and the California Street cable car line was resuming service.

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