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Real del Monte-Huasca: Collapse at road construction kills 2 workers and injures 6 more

Once again, the fall of a structure in the work being carried out on the new Real del Monte-Huasca highway, leaving as a balance two dead workers and five more injured.

The emergency forces of the State Government attended to the workers of the federal work in Hidalgo, who reported an unfortunate accident resulting from the collapse of a rod structure at the height of the town of Calicanto.

Elements of Firefighters, Public Security and Civil Protection and the municipality of Omitlán de Juárez also went to the site to help the victims and transport them to medical services in the city of Pachuca.

3 accidents in less than two months

Some of the workers’ relatives have already spoken out and comment that the construction companies of the Pachuca – Huasca federal highway For the third time they report a terrible accident and that “the safety conditions of the workers must be a priority.”

A little over a month ago in this same work 5 people died and two more were injured.

The deceased workers were from the state of Michoacán and one from the municipality of Omitlán de Juárez.


In mid-December a man also died because there would allegedly be a blind spot in the construction and was run over by a shaping motorcycle, so he was immediately taken to the hospital, where he later lost his life.

2 workers die after collapse in the Real del Monte-Huasca section

Hours after the accident, the Center of the Ministry of Infrastructure, Communications and Transportation (SICT) in Hidalgo confirmed the death of a worker who was taken to the hospital in serious conditionwhich is added to the death of one of his colleagues who was buried between the structure.

Five more injured people were transferred to IMSS clinic 1 in Pachuca to receive medical attention.

Until this Saturday afternoon, the agency reported that work continues to rescue the body of the deceased workerin coordination with Civil Protection authorities and the Hidalgo Prosecutor’s Office.

Meanwhile, the SICT and the company in charge of the work, COCONAL, SAPI de CV reported that they have already begun the corresponding investigationswhile the construction company already provides care to the families of the injured workers.

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