Live Updates: Mexico City Overpass Collapse Kills at Least 23

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A subway overpass collapsed Monday night in Mexico City, sending the cars of a passenger train plunging to the ground and killing at least 23 people and injuring 70 others.CreditCredit…Hector Vivas/Getty Images

MEXICO CITY — A metro overpass collapsed late Monday in Mexico City, sending the cars of a train packed with passengers plunging to the ground and killing at least 23 people, including children, the city’s mayor said.

Emergency workers scrambled to a scene where tilted train cars lay amid tangled wires and twisted metal, pulling dozens of people from the wreckage and transporting more than 70 people to hospitals with injuries.

Dramatic video of the incident showed the overpass suddenly collapsing in a shower of sparks, sending up a cloud of…

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