In photos: Genoa motorway bridge cave in

AN ENORMOUS dual carriageway suspension bridge has collapsed in the Italian port town of Genoa during bad weather.

a minimum of 11 persons are said to have died but some resources say it will be so much higher.

Live updates on the bridge collapse

A large element of the bridge is missing

Wide shot shows large sectiosn of bridge collapsed, with remaining part exposed Symbol copyright EPA

One image displays a car dangerously on the subject of the threshold

The collapsed section of bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa Image copyright Reuters

Particles has fallen onto rail tracks and nearby buildings

Rescuers climb by foot over large pieces of road wreckage, amid rain and poor conditions Image copyright EPA

Local ambulance and hearth officials are searching for survivors

A rescuer climbs a ladder up into large slab of road concrete Image copyright EPA

Crowds have gathered at the scene

Crowd of people with umbrellas look on at the collapsed bridge Symbol copyright EPA

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