A subway prepare derailed on Monday night time in Mexico City after a concrete overpass partially collapsed, the federal government stated, resulting in studies of scores of accidents and scenes of tangled wires, twisted steel and tilted prepare vehicles that had fallen off an overpass.
The derailment occurred on Line 12 of the subway system on the Olivos Station in southeast Mexico City, Mexico’s civil safety company said in a post on Twitter. The accident despatched emergency groups scrambling to the scene and prompted a warning on Twitter from the Mexico City Metro, formally referred to as Sistema de Transporte Colectivo, to keep away from the world.
Videos of the derailment launched by the federal government confirmed at the very least one orange-and-yellow one subway automobile hanging from an overpass.
La Jornada newspaper reported that the crash occurred about 10:25 p.m. and left at the very least 50 individuals injured. Officials didn’t instantly launch any studies of casualties.
Claudia Sheinbaum, the town’s mayor, said on Twitter that she was speeding to the scene.
The subway system in Mexico City, the nation’s sprawling capital, handles greater than 4 million passengers a day. It is the second-largest in the Americas, after the one in New York City.