MEXICO CITY SUBWAY COLLAPSE: DEATHS NOW NUMBER 26

Consolidated Press News File

May 7, 2021

MEXICO CITY — The number of fatal casualties has risen to 26 of 80 people injured in an elevated train collapse in Mexico City.

Monday saw the deadliest rail disaster in Mexico City which operates one of the busiest subways in the world.  Experts are questioning the structural integrity of the system, yet no official statement has been released on the condition of other sections of track.

80 victims suffered injuries from the incident and 33 are currently receiving medical care in local hospitals.