A young woman has died in a collision between two subway trains in Mexico City.
Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum posted about the incident on her Twitter account.
This accident occurred on line 3 of the metro in the country’s capital.
Mexico. At least one young woman was killed and 57 people were injured when two subway trains collided in Mexico City early Saturday. Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said of the incident on her Twitter account that the accident happened on line 3 of the capital’s metro. He did not share the cause of the crash and said 2 subway trains collided between Joe Potro and La Raza stations. Sheinbaum said one woman was killed and 57 people were injured in the crash, 7 of whom were taken to hospital.
It was said in the news that the driver of one of the 4 people trapped in the debris for some time was also included, who is believed to be in critical condition. Dozens of police and soldiers gathered at nearby metro stations for rescue and rescue operations, while ambulances and rescue teams arrived to treat the injured. Omar Garcia, the city’s chief of security, briefed local media on the crash Saturday morning and later shared an updated list of injured people. Garcia had earlier said four other people trapped in a train car on Line 3 had been rescued and were in good health.
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Congratulating the metro crash, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said on his Twitter account that the federal government helped city authorities deal with the accident. Mexico City’s metro system has approximately 140 miles of tracks and 195 stations. Through which an average of 46 lakh people travel every day. In recent years, many such accidents have occurred in the Mexican metro. The most serious occurred in May 2021. During which 26 people died and more than 60 were injured.
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FIRST POST: January 08, 2023, 06:50 IST