[BREAKING] 'Dozens' feared dead as bridge collapses on motorway in Italy

14th Aug 18 | News

A motorway bridge has collapsed over the northern Italian port city of Genoa in what the transport minister said was likely to be "an immense tragedy".

According to reports from the local ambulance service, dozens of victims are feared to have died. It is feared that "several cars" could have been on the stretch when both carriageways fell away.

The local fire brigade also reported how victims were likely after the bridge collapsed at around 11:30am local time, during torrential rainfall.