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Dramatic pictures of Luas crash in city centre



The crash happened at the junction of Queen Street and Benburb Street Credit: Kirstie McDermott

The Luas Red Line was shut for a time this morning after a crash close to the city centre.

It’s understood that a Luas tram struck a car shortly before midday at the junction of Queen Street and Benburb Street.


Members of the Dublin Fire Brigade remove the floor of the crashed car Credit: Dublin Fire Brigade

The Luas was travelling from the Smithfield station into the city centre when the crash occurred.

Four fire units responded to the incident, as did a Garda patrol car, but it is believed that no one was injured in the crash.

A Luas spokesperson said they were investigating the incident and apologised for any delays it had caused.