UPDATE @ 10.00am | TRANSLINK has confirmed tram services are back up and running after an earlier incident.
Customers are being warned there will still be 10- minutes delays.
G:link services have resumed in both directions and will experience delays of up to 10 minutes following an earlier incident requiring emergency services. https://t.co/Llic7O48iU #TLAlert #Glink pic.twitter.com/0O4ZQt2LFh
— TransLink (@TransLinkSEQ) March 21, 2019
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The damaged tram has been cleared.
A man in his 70’s has been taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition after injuring their shoulder and arm in the crash.
EARLIER @ 9.20am | EMERGENCY crews have rushed to Southport this morning after a car crashed into a tram.
It happened at the intersection of Scarborough Street and Short Street just before 9.00am.
The Queensland Ambulance Service has confirmed a man in his 70’s is being treated for shoulder and arm pain.
He is said to be in a stable condition.
The accident has forced the tram to stop in the middle of the intersection.
It is causing major traffic delays in the area.
Trams have no stopped between Southport and Surfers Paradise North.
G:Link says buses will be replacing services until they are back up and running.
Tram services not running between Southport and Surfers Paradise North stations. Bus replacements running between these stations. Please allow extra travel time. Sorry for any inconvenience.
— G:link (@gclightrail) March 20, 2019