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Serious accident: the metro bridge collapsed in Mexico City - numerous dead and injured

2021-05-04T10:51:43.379Z

A metro bridge collapsed in Mexico, resulting in deaths and injuries. The authorities report.



A metro bridge collapsed in Mexico, resulting in deaths and injuries.

The authorities report.

Mexico City - A serious accident occurred in Mexico City.

A metro bridge collapsed and there were dead and injured.

Dead and injured in metro bridge collapse in Mexico City

At least 13 people have been killed and around 70 others injured, reports the AFP news agency.

The authorities announced on Tuesday.

Mexican media released images from surveillance cameras that showed the bridge collapsed while a train was passing over it.

U-Bahn disaster: U-Bahn bridge collapses - wagons fall into the depths

Several wagons of an underground line 12 fell a few meters late on Monday evening (local time) and collided with each other, the news agency dpa announced.

This can be seen on videos that were spread on social media such as Twitter.

Cars had been driving under the collapsed section of the overpass.

Rescue workers took passengers out of the hanging wagons with a ladder.

There was initially no official information on the number of injuries.

Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum wrote on Twitter that she was on her way to the location of the incident at Olivos train station on the southeastern edge of the metropolis. Part of the bridge gave way. Many passers-by also gathered at the scene of the accident. More information will follow.

(dpa / afp / ml) * Merkur.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA

Source: merkur

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