At least 7 injured on Polanco Metro stairs

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Emergency services arrived at the Polanco Metro station belonging to Line 7 that goes from Barranca del Muerto to El Rosario, because several people were injured due to an alleged failure in the escalators.

First reports indicate that they were at least seven injuredwho were transferred on stretchers for immediate medical attention.

The service was interrupted at times to attend to those affected.

Staircase stopped unexpectedly

By JonĂĄs LĂłpez

The Collective Transportation System (STC) preliminarily indicated that the staircase stopped unexpectedly, although it noted that they are checking the equipment to determine the precise cause of the failure.

The incident occurred around 8:30 a.m. during rush hour.

"The user service area is following up on the injured and the Metro insurance was also activated. At the moment, technicians from the escalator area are already there to check the equipment," the agency indicated.

No serious injuries

The Metro detailed that Industrial Safety and Hygiene personnel are at the scene to help the people who fell from a ladder, at the moment no one has serious injuries. The team of Metro technicians, as well as relevant incidents, determine the cause of this fact.

When will the PantitlĂĄn Isabel La CatĂłlica section of Line 1 reopen?

The head of government of CDMX announced that the PantitlĂĄn - Isabel La CatĂłlica section of Metro Line 1 will open before the end of this month of October 2023.

What options are there for Line 1 that is under construction?

The STC announces that on the occasion of the New Line 1, a mobility option from PantitlĂĄn to Chapultepec is Line 2 of the CDMX Electric Transportation System that connects with lines 2, 3, 4, 5, 9 and A of the subway; as well as lines 1, 3, 4, 5 and 7 of the MetrobĂșs and with Line 1 of the TrolleybĂșs that runs along the Central Axis.

What to do if you suffer harassment or assault on the Metro?

In case of emergency due to harassment or aggression within the Metro, contact the Women's SOS Line *765, to receive specialized attention in cases of gender violence.


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