Ebene News – United States – At least 15 dead after Mexico City railway viaduct collapse

A Mexico City metro overpass collapsed Monday evening, killing at least 15 people and injuring dozens more, authorities say

“A support beam gave way,” said Mexico City mayor Claudia Sheinbaum, who rushed to the scene of the crash She said a beam collapsed just as the train was passing over The accident happened on metro line 12 at around 10:30 am

Photos from the scene showed train cars hanging from the collapsed viaduct and rescue personnel searching for and transporting people away from the scene on stretchers

“What happened in the metro today is a terrible tragedy,” tweeted Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard

One section of the viaduct appeared to collapse completely, and another part was partially folded back at an angle, photos and video were shown.A video from Telemundo showed rescuers using ladders to reach the wagons suspended from the viaduct at a downward angle

Mexico City Metro

Ebene News – United States – At least 15 dead after Mexico City rail viaduct collapse

Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/mexico/mexico-city-rail-overpass-collapses-killing-13-injuring-70-n1266214