Mexico City rail overpass collapses, killing 13 and injuring 70

An overpass carrying Mexico City metro train cars partially collapsed onto a road Monday night.

5/4/2021 8:12:00 AM

BREAKING: At least 13 people died and 70 have been injured when an overpass carrying Mexico City metro train cars partially collapsed onto a road, authorities say.

An overpass carrying Mexico City metro train cars partially collapsed onto a road Monday night.

LUIS CORTES / ReutersMay 4, 2021, 5:07 AM UTCByandThe Associated PressMEXICO CITY — Thirteen people were killed and 70 hurt when an overpass carrying Mexico City metro train cars partially collapsed onto a road on Monday night, authorities said.A video on local channel Milenio TV shows the overpass collapsing on top of cars on a road below.

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The accident left at least 13 dead and 70 injured, according to the city's Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection Agency.Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum rushed to the area.Mexico City mayor Claudia Sheinbaum traveled to the scene of the accident and said on Twitter that"firefighters, public safety personnel are working. Various hospitals attending. We will give more information shortly."

Video showed at least one broken train along with dozens of rescuers searching through the rubble of the collapsed overpass. Cars could be seen trapped underneath.The accident happened on the metro's Line 12, the construction of which has been plagued by complaints and accusations of irregularities. headtopics.com

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UPDATE: At least 15 people are dead and 34 have been taken to hospitals after a metro train overpass collapsed in Mexico City, authorities say. I'm sorry May they RIP At least there they are explaining the reasons for the deaths ☠️⚰️💀 but and this contamination in people here with chemicals thrown at people without knowing what it is about, in addition to talking about climate change 😂😂 México

So, republikkkans wanna knock that infrastructure bill some more? My prayers to all the victims n their families🙏🙏🙏 Get off the tracks when a train coming through This is so tragic. All those people dead, all the families tweeting trying to find their loved ones. God help them. This is very sad, our thoughts and payers for all the victims and its families. m_ebrard current Secretary of Foreign Affairs and then Mexico City Mayor responsible for the construction of this Line how are you sleeping tonight? Corruptionkills

Oh no! Prayers for everyone involved in this. This is why infrastructure is important and mandatory

m_ebrard no te hagas pendejo Awful, terrible news. MarceloEbrardAsesino MorenaNosEstaMatando AmloElFracasoPresidenci