Three trams collide at the Beerplein Metro Station

A three -tram collision leaves 33 passengers severely injured at a tram station named Breeplein located at the southwestern Dutch port city of Rotterdam. The three trams accidentally crashed into each other injuring all 33 passengers boarding the three trams. The incident occurred at approximately 12:50 pm.  Eight ambulances and one trauma helicopter were called to the scene to rescue the casualties.  According to official sources, most of the passengers suffered light back and neck injuries, while a small some broke their bones.  All 33 passengers were taken to the hospital immediately as a precaution, officials say. Police and official sources are unclear about the cause of the accident, but witnesses claim that the crash occurred when a third tram rear-ended a stationary tram in front of it causing it to crash into another stationary tram.  This accident is the third of the tram-collision accidents occurring in the past weeks. Last week, a crash between two trams injured 19 people near delft and in January four people were injured in an accident near The Hague.

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