Go Back  

Mexico City Metro Overpass Collapses, Killing 20 

Current Rating:

Join NowJoin Now
  #1  
Old 05-04-2021, 03:17 AM
danielsan's Avatar
danielsan
Offline:
★ Legacy Member ★
Poster Rank:380
male
Join Date: Jun 2014
Contributions: 19
 
Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Quoted: 728 Post(s)
Activity Longevity
1/20 11/20
Today Posts
0/11 sssss2678
Mexico City Metro Overpass Collapses, Killing 20

At least 20 people have been killed and dozens injured after a metro overpass collapsed in Mexico City while a train was travelling on it, officials say.

Several train carriages plunged to the ground, crushing at least one car, which was on a busy road underneath.

Rescue workers and firefighters are searching for survivors after the accident in the capital late on Monday.

Dramatic footage has emerged showing the overpass collapsing at the Olivos station on the metro's Line 12.

Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said 20 people were confirmed dead, after she arrived at the crash site to co-ordinate the search and rescue operation.

About 70 people were injured, local emergency services said.

There are fears that the death toll could rise further as some people may still be trapped under the rubble.

"We only heard a loud thunder, and everything fell apart," 26-year-old Mariana, who survived the crash, told Mexico's El Universal website.

"There were many people standing and sitting in the carriage," she said, adding that she hit the carriage's roof.

One eyewitness told Mexico's Televisa TV network: "Suddenly I saw that the structure was shaking."

"When the dust cleared we ran... to see if we could help. There were no screams. I don't know if they were in shock," the witness said.

Mexico City's metro is one of the world's largest rapid transit systems, carrying millions of passengers every day.

Line 12 was the newest addition to the capital's metro. It officially opened in 2012.


Source - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-56977129

Documenting Reality
_118314073_2edd119b-8ed1-441a-ac2c-b865bcee0d1b.jpg  

Reply With Quote
The Following 6 Users Say Thank You to danielsan For This Useful Post:
addictionna, Desert Rat, kellyhound, Pearlbracelet1, Skeletoff, William May
The Following Users Say Fuck Off To This Post By danielsan:
Chrisgg32
  #2  
Old 05-04-2021, 05:55 AM
Pearlbracelet1
Offline:
My Rank: PRIVATE
Poster Rank:6970
Female
Join Date: Nov 2014
 
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 8 Post(s)
Activity Longevity
0/20 10/20
Today Posts
0/11 sssssss26
Re: Mexico City Metro Overpass Collapses, Killing 20

Shiiiiiiit. That would have been scary as shit

Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-05-2021, 03:46 PM
addictionna's Avatar
addictionna
Offline:
My Rank: CORPORAL
Poster Rank:1177
Male
Join Date: Mar 2009
 
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 34 Post(s)
Activity Longevity
0/20 17/20
Today Posts
0/11 ssssss479
Re: Mexico City Metro Overpass Collapses, Killing 20

No photos?

Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to addictionna For This Useful Post:
Kinky_John
  #4  
Old 05-06-2021, 03:54 AM
kellyhound's Avatar
kellyhound
Offline:
✝Mudderator from Hell✝
Poster Rank:11
e-mail
Join Date: Oct 2006
Contributions: 751
 
Mentioned: 365 Post(s)
Quoted: 6054 Post(s)
Activity Longevity
19/20 20/20
Today Posts
11/11 ssss76046
Re: Mexico City Metro Overpass Collapses, Killing 20

Quote:
Originally Posted by addictionna View Post
No photos?
https://www.documentingreality.com/f...mexico-222845/

Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to kellyhound For This Useful Post:
addictionna

Powered by vBulletin Copyright 2000-2010 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO