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Mexico City overpass collapsed, 13 kills, 70 injured



Officials said 13 people were killed and 70 injured when a overpass carrying some of Mexico City’s subways collapsed onto the street on Monday night.

Videos on the Milenio TV channel show an overpass that collapses over a car on the road below.

The accident resulted in 13 primary deaths and 70 injuries, according to the city’s Office of Risk Management and Civil Protection.

Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum went to the scene and said on Twitter, “Fire, public safety personnel are working on participating hospitals. We will provide more information shortly.”

Other videos on TV and social media show emergency medical teams and firefighters battling the rubble in search of survivors.

Our Standard: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principle.


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