. The incident saw Line 12 of the Mexico City Metro plunge onto the cars below the overpass, which stood around five meters (around 16 feet) above the road.Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said that"a support beam gave way," explaining it collapsed just as the train passed over it.
Rescue efforts were briefly stalled at midnight as the partially hanging train was reported to be"very weak," according to Sheinbaum, and there were fears it could slip further into the road.Authorities said at least one car was reported to be trapped under the rubble. People were still trapped inside the train, though"we don't know if they are alive," the mayor added.
in search of survivors.This is a developing story and this article will be updated as more information becomes available.Rescue workers at the scene of the Mexico City Metro train accident in Mexico City on May 3. Read more: Newsweek »
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At least 13 dead, 70 injured after Mexico City overpass collapses with train: Authorities
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Mexico City metro overpass collapses onto road; 13 deadMEXICO CITY (AP) — An overpass in Mexico City 's metro collapsed Monday night, sending a train plunging downward onto a road, trapping cars under rubble and killing at least 13 people, authorities said. Mexico City 's civil protection agency tweeted that almost 70 people were injured in the accident in the south of the capital and were being taken to nearby hospitals. “A support beam gave way,” said Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum, who had rushed to the scene of the accident, which happened at about 10:30 p.m. local time. BREAKING: Mexico City authorities: At least 13 killed, dozens more injured in collapse of metro overpass. 13 dead 70 injured according to civil protection official Corruptionkills, LaCorrupcionMata
Mexico City rail overpass collapses, killing 13 and injuring 70BREAKING: 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. MarceloEbrardAsesino MorenaNosEstaMatando AmloElFracasoPresidenci Awful, terrible news. Oh no! Prayers for everyone involved in this.