Multiple people injured in COLLAPSE of metro train in Mexico City suburb

Multiple people have been injured when a portion of an elevated rail in the Olivos suburb of Mexico City collapsed, causing a metro train to derail.

Unofficial reports from the scene spoke of at least 50 people injured, after the metro train fell from the collapsing section of Line 12 on Monday evening, shortly before 11 pm local time.

PRECAUCIÓN: Ambulancias y bomberos en camino por accidente en la estación del metro Olivos, línea 12. 🚑⚠️🚒🚨 pic.twitter.com/UFkcB1llju

— SUUMA Voluntarios 🚑 (@SUUMA_CDMX) May 4, 2021

Newspaper El Universal reported six dead and 80 injured, citing emergency services responding to the scene. Mexico City authorities have not given any official information about injuries or fatalities as of yet. Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum is reportedly en route to the station.

Photos from the site show the train cars hanging above the crumbled supports, as rescue teams try to evacuated any passengers that may have been on board. 

#ULTIMAHORA
Así el colapso en el #MetroCDMX en la estación Olivos de la Línea 12 cuando pasaba el tren, en Tláhuac.https://t.co/1aNtU3N8P8 pic.twitter.com/0bSmBDGu4Q

— @diario24horas (@diario24horas) May 4, 2021

 

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Source:RT World News

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