One person died after a car and tram collided in Albert Park on Tuesday.
Witnesses reported a car swerving across the road as it drove south bound on Victoria Avenue before crashing into a tram about 9am.
The incident occurred near the intersection of Danks Street and Victoria Avenue.
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Acting Senior Sergeant Nitsa Tsilfidis, the first uniformed member on the scene, said the man was pinned from the waist down in the car.
“The car was swerving on tram lines on Victoria Avenue at an unknown speed before substantial impact with a stationary tram,” Acting Senior Sergeant Tsilfidis said.
The front of the car crumpled and appears to have killed the driver on impact.
The tram driver was taken to The Alfred hospital to be treated for shock, as well as shoulder and leg injuries.
No passengers were in the tram at the time of the incident.
Acting Senior Sergeant Tsilfidis said it was lucky that no one else was injured or killed given the time of the accident.
Metropolitan Fire Brigade members used a truck to drag the car from underneath the tram about 10.30am.
Yarra Trams driver Jeff Crompton, whose tram pulled up behind the tram involved in the accident, told TWR he witnessed the same car driving erratically about six minutes before the crash.
Mr Crompton said the car had nearly hit a tram passenger on Kings Way and sped on the wrong side of the road to get around the tram.
Meanwhile, in a separate incident a 66-year-old woman crashed into a tram outside the Alfred Hospital after attempting to do a U-turn on Tuesday.
Police said the woman was driving eastbound on Commercial Road before she turned in front of the tram at about 10.30am.