Several people reported dead, multiple injured in metro COLLAPSE in Mexico City
Added 05-04-21 12:37:02am EST - “Multiple people are reported dead or injured after a portion of an elevated rail at the Olivos station, in the southern suburb of Mexico City, collapsed on the ground, causing a passing train to derail and crash.” - Rt.com
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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
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.
#ULTIMAHORAAsí el colapso en el #MetroCDMX en la estación Olivos de la Línea 12 cuando pasaba el tren, en Tláhuac.https://t.co/1aNtU3N8P8pic.twitter.com/0bSmBDGu4Q
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
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