Televisa: Mexican authorities believe that the cause of the collapse of the metro bridge was a structural defect


A structural defect caused the collapse of a metro bridge in Mexico City, which killed dozens of people. About this in an interview with Televisa TV channel stated Jesús Esteva, head of the city administration of infrastructure projects and services.

According to him, it is obvious that this was a structural defect in the components of the structure. He added that the exact cause of the tragedy will have to be established by prosecutors together with experts from the Norwegian company DNV.

Recall that the span of the metro bridge in the area of ​​the Olivos station in the south of Mexico City collapsed on the evening of May 3. Two carriages fell from a height of about 10 m, dozens of passengers were injured, more than 35 of them are still in hospitals.

As a result of the collapse of the metro bridge, 25 people were killed. In connection with the man-made disaster, a three-day national mourning was declared.


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