ponte morandi crashed to the ground. The longest stretch ended up in the Polcevera river but some blocks ended up on houses and industrial warehouses. There is talk of numerous victims, certainly more than ten but the number could rise. firefighters are trying to free motorists trapped in cars after the fall. Three wounded were extracted from the rubble.
ponte morandi, the bridge of the A10 motorwaywhich connects genoa to its western city and then to Savona and Ventimiglia collapsed this morning. A section of the viaduct suspended for several tens of meters was mainly due to a structural collapse on the inhabited area below. Dozens of cars that would have crashed. The first official certification speaks of eleven deaths. The 118-emergency sent all available ambulances. “The dimension is epoch-making, dozens of dead among those who fell from the viaduct who got stuck under the rubble, the firefighters along with the sanitary facilities are pulling out the patients, someone has already arrived in the hospitals of genoa. of Lombardy and Piedmont, all the hospitals are available.We are working but at this moment we do not yet have the full size of the problem “, said Francesco Bermano, director of the 118 of genoa. During the rescue, a gas leak forced the firefighters to evacuate the intervention area. The same proven earthquake procedures were implemented in the area. Among the victims there is a child, three wounded have been extracted from the rubble.