Bologna crash: Tanker truck fireball kills and injures dozens

Black smoke rises in the sky after a tanker explodes on the motorway close to the airport in Bologna (picture released by Vigili del Fuoco, the Italian fire department) Image copyright AFP Symbol caption Police closed off the toll road the place the crash came about

A truck has exploded in an enormous fireball on a dual carriageway close to Bologna, northern Italy, following a site visitors coincidence.

A lorry wearing automobiles collided on a bridge with every other stuffed with flammable materials, Italian media say.

The bridge partially collapsed and fireplace spread to a automotive park under, the place a couple of more automobiles exploded at about 14:00 (12:00 GMT).

Two other people were killed and a minimum of 60 injured, Italian outlet Los Angeles Stampa stories.

The accident happened at the Casalecchio link that connects the A1 to the A14. Police mentioned they had closed off the toll road in Borgo Panigale, on Bologna’s fringes.

The home windows of many homes within the area are mentioned to have burst.

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#BorgoPanigale #6ago 15.00, squadre #vigilidelfuoco al lavoro: inviate sul posto sezioni operative, nucleo #usar e #cinofili. In corso la ricognizione aerea elicottero reparto volo di Bologna

— Vigili del Fuoco (@emergenzavvf) August 6, 2018


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