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A MAN has been taken to Canberra Hospital after being struck by a tram in Civic this morning.
Emergency Services says that at around 7.47am they were called to an accident at the intersection of Cooyong Street and Northbourne Avenue in Canberra City.
A male pedestrian is believed to have been struck by a light rail vehicle.
He was taken to hospital in a stable condition with leg and upper-body injuries.
He is the first reported member of the public to be struck by a tram. Trams are currently being tested and drivers trained ahead of their impending public launch.