A car fell from a second floor in the historic center of CDMX;  the driver died

A car fell from a second floor in the historic center of CDMX; the driver died

A vehicle fell from a parking lot located on a second floor between Isabel La Católica street and Cinco de Mayo, in the Historic Center of Mexico City. The driver lost his life on the spot.

Around 6:30 p.m. this Sunday, July 3, users on social networks began to report a vehicle destroyed in one of the streets of the Centro neighborhood. The Secretariat of Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection of the City (SGIRyPC) He reported that it was a van which fell from the roof of a public parking lot.

According to police sources, the events occurred in a parking lot located in the number 8 of Isabel la Católica streetowned by the company Park Auto. The event took place when a parking employee was accommodating cars on the roof of the property. Having not measured the distances correctly, the driver fell with the vehicle. It was while moving in reverse that the car lost platform and collapsedgiving way to the road.

A car fell from a second floor in the historic center of CDMX
A car fell from a second floor in the historic center of CDMX

The victim was a man of approximately 50 years of age

According to the agency Emergency services arrived at the scene where the paramedics confirmed the death of the driver of the unit. The security elements answered the call, when upon arrival they found a male individual without vital signs about 50 years old. Meanwhile, the authorities gave notice to the Public Ministry to begin the investigations and determine if there are responsibilities to investigate in the incident.

According to witnesses, companions who are presumed to be ballet parking, as well as bystanders in the area, they pushed the truck to turn it on its wheelss and thus be able to get the man out. Nevertheless, due to the strong blow, the subject died instantly; This was confirmed by the elements of the Rescue Squad and Medical Emergencies that arrived to attend to the emergency.

After the mishap, which shocked viewers, the street was closed by elements of the Secretariat of Citizen Security (SSC) for both pedestrian and vehicular traffic. For their part, experts from the Prosecutor’s Office met at the scene, as did the city’s fire department to carry out routine cleaning.

“Emergency services work in Isabel la Católica and 5 de Mayo, Col. Centro, @AlcCuauhtemocMx, where a truck fell from the roof of a parking lot. #ERUM paramedics confirmed the death of the driver. Be careful when driving in the area. #Working together”

A car fell from a second floor in the historic center of CDMX
A car fell from a second floor in the historic center of CDMX

For its part, a day before another accident was recorded in the vicinity of the first box in the city. A great explosion caused by accumulation of gas in a building of Historic center left at least three people injured and another 270 more were evacuated as part of the precautionary measures.

The events occurred around 15:45 hours in the building located on independence Avenue, on the colony center of the mayor’s office Cuauhtemoc; according to the capital authorities.

“The accident occurred in 8th floor of a 15-level buildingdamaging glassware and finishes in the apartments on the floor 7 y 9″ reported the Secretariat of Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection (SGIRyPC).

The Heroic Fire Department of Mexico City announced that the actions were controlled an hour after the start of the explosion, for which they confirmed that the event was caused by a accumulation of LP gas. Three apartments were totally damagedwhile three more were partially affected.

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