Car crashes into SEPTA trolley in Southwest Philadelphia

Investigators on scene believe the crash happened after a car ran a red light, crashing into the middle of the trolley and knocking it off the tracks.

This story originally appeared on 6abc.

A car collided with a SEPTA trolley in Southwest Philadelphia.

The Action Cam on the scene at 52nd and Chester, just after 6:30 a.m. Sunday.

SEPTA officials tell Action News the driver of the car crashed into the trolley after running a red light, knocking the trolley off the tracks.

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Police took the driver of the car into custody after he attempted to flee from police. Officials say this is a suspected D.U.I. accident.

The trolley operator and three passengers aboard the trolley suffered minor injuries.

SEPTA has taken the trolley in for repairs. After a rail inspection, normal operations are expected to resume.

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