CCTV Footage Captures Exact Moment Mexico City Rail Overpass Collapses


by Zara Muradyan

A rescue operation is currently underway to find survivors under the rubble after an overpass carrying Mexico City metro train cars partially collapsed onto a road, leaving dozens injured.

CCTV footage has captured the exact moment the overpass on Mexico City metro’s Line 12 collapsed on top of cars on a road below, leaving a massive cloud of dust and a trail of destruction.

The accident has so far claimed 15 lives and left as many as 70 people hurt, but a rescue operation is currently underway to find more survivors as at least one car is believed to be trapped under the rubble.

🚇 | El momento exacto en el que cae el #Metro de la #Línea12 de la Ciudad de México.#MetroCDMX | @MetroCDMX

— Paco Valdés (@Paco_ValdesMX) May 4, 2021

Medics and emergency services, as well as Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum have already arrived at the scene.



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