Tag: collapses

Apartment Building Roof Collapses in Budapest

The roof and part of the front of an apartment building in Budapest collapsed on Monday, injuring four pedestrians and flattening a number of parked cars. Police officials said in a statement that the search of the rubble and the building itself was continuing, but that so far there was no indication of fatalities. Access…


Brazilian Expressway Collapses Over Metro Tunnel Built by Acciona

SAO PAULO—Part of a major expressway collapsed on Tuesday above a construction site in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo where Spain’s Acciona SA. was excavating a tunnel for a new subway line. No casualties were reported, but it was the latest setback for a much-delayed project that has become a symbol of dysfunctional public…


Mexico City Metro Overpass Collapses Onto Road; 23 Dead

MEXICO CITY—An elevated section of the Mexico City metro collapsed and sent a subway car plunging toward a busy boulevard late Monday, killing at least 23 people and injuring about 70, city officials said. Rescuers initially searched a car left dangling from the overpass for anyone who might be trapped. Those efforts were suspended early…