Green Line trolley strikes car near Pleasant Street stop on B line
An outbound B-line trolley on the MBTA’s Green Line struck a car near the Pleasant Street stop in Allston shortly after 8 p.m. Monday, authorities said.
No one in the car was injured, but the trolley conductor was taken to a hospital to be examined, said Boston Fire Department spokesman Stephen MacDonald, “but he was more shaken than anything.”
Photos posted on Twitter showed a dark-colored Audi sedan straddling the tracks at the intersection of Pleasant Street and Commonwealth Avenue.
MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo described the collision as a “minor incident.”
“One person said his back hurt,” Pesaturo said in an e-mail.
MacDonald and Pesaturo said MBTA Transit Police would investigate the cause of the crash.
The MBTA posted an alert on Twitter at 8:23 p.m. said the line was experiencing 20- to 25-minute delays due to the accident.
Pesaturo said just before 9 p.m. Monday that the site had been cleared and service was resuming.Jeremy C. Fox can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @jeremycfox.