Dawson County Journal

At least 13 dead & 70 injured after subway train derails in Mexico as horrifying pics show smashed carriages : by Alex Winter

AT LEAST 13 people have died after a Mexico City metro overpass partially collapsed last night.

Around 70 more have been injured in the tragedy, officials say.

ReutersAt least 13 people have died in a tragedy in Mexico City[/caption]

Videos on Mexican television show train cars hanging in mid-air as sirens blared nearby.

Meanwhile, footage shown on Milenio TV showed the overpass collapsing on to cars on a road below.

Another video showed emergency medical crews and firefighters desperately searching through wreckage for survivors.

Mexico City’s mayor said on Twitter that a support beam had given way.

Claudia Sheinbaum said “firefighters, public safety personnel are working. Various hospitals attending.

“We will give more information shortly.”

She said 34 people had been sent to hospital.

More to follow…

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