"The driver crossed between wagons": this is how Metro workers reported a crash on Line 3

After the clash between two trains of Line 3 of the Metroa driver of the Collective Transport System (STC-Metro) was the one who notified her superiors, regulators and Metro Line Managers of the emergency situation.

According to audio obtained by Aristegui Newsthe driver of the convoy that was hit requested the support of another worker, who in turn notified the commanders of the situation.

“I am here on the wagons, my boss, the driver informed the users that there was indeed a train crash, the train is also going to return to Tlatelolco so that we can evacuate the train, my boss.

-You were on the same train?, asks the commander.

“I am at the interstation from Tlatelolco to La Raza, my boss, on train 457-456, the driver crossed between wagons, reported that, she is going to return to Tlatelolco, the train is already starting to move in reverse,” the woman replies. driver.

According to the testimonies available so far, the impact occurred between the Potrero-La Raza interstations in the middle of the tunnel.

Meanwhile, the driver of the train reporting the emergency situation was going from Tlatelolco to La Raza.

The balance so far is one person dead, four pressed with serious injuries and at least 16 other people injured, reported the Head of Government, Claudia Sheinbaum.

The incident occurred when the Head of Government I was traveling to Morelia, Michoacánwhere he was going to have a public act to promote his candidacy for the Presidency of the Republic, which was canceled due to the emergency situation.

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The Secretaries of Security, Omar García Harfuch; of Mobility, Andrés Lajous, and the director of the Metro, Guillermo Calderón.

Metro Line 3 has provisional service from University to Metro Hidalgo, local authorities reported.


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