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Mexico City Train Derailment Kills At Least 13, Injures Dozens More

Added 05-04-21 02:07:02am EST - “The subway train derailment occurred on Line 12 at Olivos Station in Mexico City.” - Npr.org

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Npr.org: “Mexico City Train Derailment Kills At Least 13, Injures Dozens More”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Emergency personnel work to search for accident survivors after a raised subway track collapsed Monday night in Mexico City, Mexico. Hector Vivas/Getty Images hide caption

Emergency personnel work to search for accident survivors after a raised subway track collapsed Monday night in Mexico City, Mexico.

An elevated train derailed in Mexico City after a concrete overpass it was crossing collapsed Monday night. Thirteen people were killed and close to 70 people were injured, according to an early tally from government officials.

Videos posted online show two train cars crashing into one another on the ground, landing in a V-shaped angle.

The derailment occurred on Line 12 of the subway system at Olivos Station, according to Mexico's civil protection agency. Shortly after the crash, Mexico City's metro service warned the public to stay away from the area.

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