Highway bridge collapses in Genoa, Italy

A bridge disappears into nowhere in this photo Symbol copyright Polizia di Stato Image caption Police shared this picture of the bridge after its cave in

a huge bridge has collapsed close to the northern Italian city of Genoa, police say.

The bridge, a component of the A10 motorway, is about ONE HUNDRED metres tall, Italian media say – and there are unconfirmed stories that automobiles can have been involved.

Photographs from the scene display large sections of rubble at the flooring beneath the center of the bridge.

One symbol shows a truck perched at the finish of the surviving bridge section right away sooner than the drop.

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#14ago #Genova 12:00, crolla parte del ponte Morandi sulla #A10. Le squadre #vigilidelfuoco stanno operando in massa, attivatinteam usar e cinofili pic.twitter.com/gjSJLvjw1K

— Vigili del Fuoco (@emergenzavvf) August 14, 2018


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Emergency responders are at the scene, however there aren’t any details but on whether there are casualties.

There are fears several automobiles may have fallen whilst the bridge collapsed, native media report.

The bridge, inbuilt the sixties, is understood because the Morandi bridge. The missing phase is dozens of metres in duration, and run around the span of the Polcevera stream.

Italian newspaper L. A. Repubblica described that part of the town as “densely inhabited”.

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Disastro a #Genova. Crolla il ponte Autostradale. Stiamo cercando informazioni. pic.twitter.com/f2Z0c91JLZ

— Sergio Battelli (@BattelliSergio) August 14, 2018


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