Bridge overpass collapses cause passenger train to derail, killing at least 23.
VIDEOKINGS — An elevated section of the metro track in Mexico City partially collapsed on Monday night, bringing down rubble and some train carriages onto the road below.
At least 23 people died in the incident and 70 more were injured. Of the injured, 49 were taken to several nearby hospitals for treatment — some in serious condition. There were also children among the fatalities, the city’s mayor told reporters.
Authorities said that cars were trapped under the rubble. The elevated track was around 5 meters (16 feet) above the ground.
Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum, who traveled to the scene, wrote on Twitter that “firefighters, public safety personnel are working. Various hospitals attending. We will give more information shortly.”