An error in the escalators at Polanco Station on Metro Line 7 left a balance of nine people injured, the Collective Transportation System (STC-Metro) and the office of the mayor of Miguel Hidalgo reported separately.
Of the injured, at least four had to be transferred to a hospital, he said. Civil Protection in the office of the mayor of Miguel Hidalgo.
The accident happened at 8:30 in the morning. when the escalator stopped and instead of continuing to go up, it went down.
The incident happened around 8:30 in the morning; The arrival of Industrial Safety and Hygiene personnel was immediately coordinated.
The sudden change caused the users to fall, and nine of them were injured.
Metro authorities initially reported that seven people were injured, but the Miguel Hidalgo mayor’s office added two people, so A total of nine people were injured.
The Metro manager stated that after the accident caused by the escalators, he gave first aid to those affected and committed to monitoring the state of health of all the injured.
“The user service area is following up on the injured and Metro insurance has also been activated,” the STC said.
Regarding the failure of the escalators, the Metro reported that electrical technicians have already examined it to determine the cause of the accident.
Meanwhile, Mayor Miguel Hidalgo said that of the nine injured, four were sent to hospitals to receive medical attention.