A subway prepare derailed on Monday night time in Mexico Metropolis after a concrete overpass partially collapsed, the federal government mentioned, resulting in experiences of scores of accidents and scenes of tangled wires, twisted metallic and tilted prepare automobiles that had fallen off an overpass.
The derailment occurred on Line 12 of the subway system on the Olivos Station in southeast Mexico Metropolis, 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 Metropolis Metro, formally known as Sistema de Transporte Colectivo, to keep away from the world.
Movies of the derailment launched by the federal government confirmed a minimum of 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 a minimum of 50 individuals injured. Officers didn’t instantly launch any experiences of casualties.
Claudia Sheinbaum, the town’s mayor, said on Twitter that she was speeding to the scene.
The subway system in Mexico Metropolis, the nation’s sprawling capital, handles greater than 4 million passengers a day. It’s the second-largest within the Americas, after the one in New York Metropolis.