Dubai Tram crashes into car near JBR

First accident on Dubai Tram near JBR station

Knowledge story, The Knowledge

Dubai Tram suffered its first accident since it was officially launched on November 11, with a car crashing into the front carriage at an intersection in Jumeirah Beach Residence on Wednesday night.

The incident happened at around 8pm, but only minor damage was caused, according to reports on social media sites.

Emergency services attended the scene but service resumed soon after.

According to previous reports, the fine for breaking a red light and crashing into the tram is up to AED5,000 ($1,361) and the withdrawal of a driver’s licence.

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