A metro train bridge has collapsed in the Mexican capital, killing and injuring dozens of people, according to the local authorities. The incident occurred on Tuesday on Line 12 of the metro, near the stations of Tezonco and Olivos in the southeastern part of the city.
Videos and photos from the scene of the accident are circulating on social media, showing the scale of destruction:
Desplome en la estación Olivos de la línea 12 del Metro pic.twitter.com/JaZEawICT4— Sergio Sarmiento (@SergioSarmiento) May 4, 2021
#Mexico #MexicoCity— Shane B. Murphy (@shanermurph) May 4, 2021
A report of an accident involving a Metro train on the #Línea12 in Mexico City; where a bridge between Olivos station and Tezonco has collapsed. The number of injured passengers or victims has not yet been confirmed.