A collision between a Metrobus unit and a scooter left two people injured in Mexico City’s Historic Center area.
The 23-year-old driving the scooter was diagnosed with a fractured tibia and fibula in his left leg, while an older adult woman aboard the Metrobus had a head trauma and likely hip fracture, the Mexico City government reported.
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According to reports from the newspaper Reforma, the accident occurred around 12:30 hours, on Central Axis, at the height of Donceles street.
Witnesses to the events told the medium that several trolleybuses obstructed the confined lane of the Metrobus, so the Line 4 unit used the counterflow vehicular stream to refurb;
Emergency services moved the young man to a private clinic in the mayor Venustiano Carranza, while the woman traveling in the Metrobus was taken to another hospital.
Relatives of the injured young man told Telediario that until 5.30pm had not yet been cared for, because at the private clinic they were asked for an amount of money that they could not afford, without having received support until that time by authorities in Mexico City.
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The driver of the Metrobus 546 unit, which was involved in the crash, was transferred to the CUH-2 Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Capital Attorney General’s Office to give his statement.
On the fact of transit in Eje Central and Av. Hidalgo, we report:
The injured people were taken care of and the driver moved to MP to give his statement.
Metrobus will track the case and health status of injured people. pic.twitter.com/fXO6xOFFax
— Metrobus CDMX (@MetrobusCDMX) July 27, 2020
With information from Telediario and Reform (subscription required).
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