A structure of the works carried out on the Pachuca-Huejutla highway collapsed this Saturday afternoon at the height of The Aviaderoin the municipality of Omitlán de Juárez. At the moment At least five people are reported injured and some more trapped.
According to first reports, The failure in the structure caused a scaffold to fallcausing injuries to the affected workers and generating severe road congestion.
In response to the emergency call, state fire teams and emergency services work at the scene of the incident to carry out the corresponding tasks. The priority is to provide medical care for the injured and secure the area for avoid greater risks.
The current situation has generated complications in circulation, and it is expected that the authorities will take measures to mitigate the impact on traffic.
Public transport routes have suspended their services from Pachuca to their destinations and in the bases of municipalities such as Omitlán, Huasca and Atotonilco el Grande The routes are also stopped and people are waiting.
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According to the reports, it is estimated that The work to get everything in shape will take approximately 10 hours and it is recommended to motorists Do not travel on that road from the Mountain Corridor to prevent them from being stranded since they do not advance even by turning the wheel.
Originally published in The Sun of Hidalgo