At the very least 15 individuals have died following an overpass in Mexico Metropolis collapsed, derailing a train and leaving cars and trucks trapped beneath rubble.

Far more than 30 folks have also been taken to healthcare facility after the accident, which happened at 10.30pm regional time (4.30am Uk time) on Monday, in the south of the city.

Online video confirmed crisis crews and firefighters exploring by way of the wreckage for survivors.

Rescuers work at a site where an overpass for a metro partially collapsed with train cars on it at Olivos station in Mexico City, Mexico May 3, 2021.

It occurred on the metro’s Line 12 – the construction of which has been plagued with grievances and accusations of irregularities.

Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum reported a assistance beam experienced specified way.

“What has transpired on the metro today is a horrible tragedy,” tweeted foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard.

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