López Obrador regrets accident in Mexico subway that left one dead

López Obrador regrets accident in Mexico subway that left one dead

The President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, lamented the accident this Saturday in the Mexico City subway, where a collision between two convoys in the north of the capital left one dead and more than thirty injured and caused the suspension of service and the eviction at the La Raza station.

“I regret the accident in the Mexico City Metro. According to what they inform me, unfortunately one person lost his life and there are several injured. My condolences and my solidarity, ”said the president on his Twitter account.

The president affirmed that from the beginning he is attending to the mishap by the authorities of Mexico City “who have our full support,” he added.

So far, the authorities have confirmed the death of a woman and at least 35 injured who have already been transferred to different hospitals to be treated.

Due to the mishap, the Mexico City Prosecutor’s Office announced the start of an investigation to establish responsibilities.

The accident joins others in the subway; The most serious occurred on May 3, 2021, when an elevated bridge on the line collapsed, in the Tláhuac mayor’s office, in the south of the Mexican capital, causing the wagon to fall onto the road and run aground in the shape of a ” V”, leaving 26 dead and a hundred injured.

While on March 10, 2020, a collision between two Mexico City subway convoys in the Tacubaya area, in the west of the capital, left one dead and 41 injured.

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