The subway was touring on an elevated and out of doors portion of the town’s speedy transit system on the latest Line 12, also referred to as the Golden Line, when a portion of the overpass collapsed, Mexico’s Secretariat of Risk Management and Civil Protection stated.
CCTV surveillance footage exhibits the second of the collapse immediately over a avenue with shifting automobiles, adopted by a cloud of mud and particles.
The incident occurred at 10:25 p.m. native time, in keeping with Mexico City’s Interior Minister Alfonso Suarez Del Real.
Mexico City’s Mayor, Claudia Sheinbaum, has arrived on the scene of the accident. “Firefighters, public safety personnel are working. Various hospitals are serving. We will give more information shortly,” she stated on her official Twitter account.
Speaking on the scene, Sheinbaum stated a automotive remained trapped beneath the rubble of the overpass however rescue efforts have been briefly suspended because the subway was nonetheless dangling and unstable.
The mayor stated emergency service crews have been ready for a crane to reach earlier than they might proceed rescue efforts.
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