Eight people were injured, some seriously, when a tram collided with a truck in Brandenburg/Havel on Thursday. The cause of the accident is still unclear, said a police spokesman in the afternoon.

The tram driver was seriously injured, he could not be questioned. The truck driver from Poland was slightly injured.

According to the information, six passengers were injured. Paramedics took her to a hospital. The police secured evidence and began investigations into the cause of the accident.