Claudia Sheinbaum, Head of Government of Mexico City, offered a press conference to update the information on the collapse of a route on Line 12 of the Metro.

Myriam Urzúa Venegas, Secretary of Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection, updated the number of fatalities and people hospitalized.

He detailed that so far, 31 people injured were discharged and 38 remain hospitalized, of which the 75% is stable and only one 5% have a serious state of health. While there are 25 deaths caused by the incident.

The official assured that the capital government is paying attention and all the support they require from the victims and their families, for which he insisted that if for some reason they have not been contacted, they are the ones who contact Locatel (55 56 58 1111) to be able to help them.

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He also assured that DNV, the company based in Norway that will be contracted to carry out the external expertise, is already at the scene of the incident gathering the necessary information to determine the causes of the incident.

He announced that said independent certifier has been in operations since 1864, accumulate 150 years of experience, with more than 15,000 workers and has presence in more than 100 countries. What’s more, according to the official, She is an expert in risk management, forensic analysis, and catastrophic expertise at strategic facilities.

Remembered that DNV She was in charge of carrying out the forensic analysis of the explosion of the Water Horizon oil plant of the British Petroleum company.

However, sIt will be this week when the contract is formalized and the scope of the expert opinion, the cost that the provision of this service will have by the foreign company and the estimated terms to obtain the first results are disclosed.

(Photo: CDMX Government)

(Photo: CDMX Government)

For her part, the capital president reported that the Line 12 will remain closed in its entirety until an evaluation is carried out that guarantees safety to be able to operate partially.

He said that this decision was made by the Collective Transportation System (STC) Metro, the Secretariat of Mobility capital city and by the Secretariat for Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection (SGIRPC).

“The service will be suspended throughout Line 12 until no evaluation can be done if one of the sections can be opened with complete safety, and the part that should have a greater evaluation is that of the elevated section ”, explained the mayor.

Given this, Andres Lajous, Secretary of Mobility of the capital, recalled that the operation of buses from strategic points to solve mobility in affected areas.

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