Muni accident injures three people on Market Street 

Three people were injured on Market Street on Friday morning after a rope connected to Muni's overhead wires detached and hit passengers waiting at a bus stop.

All three were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to Muni spokesman Paul Rose.

The incident occurred around 10:30 a.m. when a 31-Balboa bus was stopped at the intersection of Market and Main streets. A rope that connects the bus to the overhead wires became tangled, then came lose and hit a sign near the bus stop, sending that sign onto pedestrians. The other two victims were hit by the rope itself.

Traffic on Market was halt until about 11:15 a.m.

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