TOPSHOT - A picture taken on August 14, 2018 in Genoa shows a section of a giant motorway bridge that collapsed earlier injuring several people. - Rescuers scouring through the wreckage after part of a viaduct of the A10 freeway collapsed said there were 'tens of victims', while images from the scene showed an entire carriageway plunged on to railway lines below. (Photo by Andrea LEONI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREA LEONI/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos From the Bridge Collapse in Italy

Dozens are feared dead after a violent storm caused part of the Morandi Bridge to cave in.

Multiple fatalities and injuries have been reported in the northern Italian city of Genoa after a section of a highway bridge collapsed on Tuesday. Authorities claim a violent storm caused the collapse of the Morandi Bridge, which crosses over several roads, homes, and shopping centers, as well as the Polcevera river. The tragedy comes just a day before a major Italian holiday called Ferragosto, which would have amounted to heavier traffic than a typical weekday afternoon. Here, a first look at the devastation.

A picture taken on August 14, 2018 in Genoa shows a view of the Ponte Morandi motorway bridge, after one of its section collapsed injuring several people. - Rescuers scouring through the wreckage after part of a viaduct of the A10 freeway collapsed said there were 'tens of victims', while images from the scene showed an entire carriageway plunged on to railway lines below. (Photo by ANDREA LEONI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREA LEONI/AFP/Getty Images) ANDREA LEONI/AFP/Getty Images A picture taken on August 14, 2018 in Genoa shows a section of a giant motorway bridge that collapsed earlier injuring several people. - Rescuers scouring through the wreckage after part of a viaduct of the A10 freeway collapsed said there were 'tens of victims', while images from the scene showed an entire carriageway plunged on to railway lines below. (Photo by ANDREA LEONI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREA LEONI/AFP/Getty Images) ANDREA LEONI/AFP/Getty Images

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Rescuers are at work amid the rubble of a section of a giant motorway bridge that collapsed earlier, on August 14, 2018 in Genoa. - Rescuers scouring through the wreckage after part of a viaduct of the A10 freeway collapsed said there were 'tens of victims', while images from the scene showed an entire carriageway plunged on to railway lines below. (Photo by ANDREA LEONI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREA LEONI/AFP/Getty Images) ANDREA LEONI/AFP/Getty Images TOPSHOT - A picture taken on August 14, 2018 in Genoa shows a view of the Ponte Morandi motorway bridge, after one of its section collapsed injuring several people. - Rescuers scouring through the wreckage after part of a viaduct of the A10 freeway collapsed said there were 'tens of victims', while images from the scene showed an entire carriageway plunged on to railway lines below. (Photo by ANDREA LEONI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREA LEONI/AFP/Getty Images) ANDREA LEONI/AFP/Getty Images Rescuers are at work amid the rubble of a section of a giant motorway bridge that collapsed earlier, on August 14, 2018 in Genoa. - Rescuers scouring through the wreckage after part of a viaduct of the A10 freeway collapsed said there were 'tens of victims', while images from the scene showed an entire carriageway plunged on to railway lines below. (Photo by ANDREA LEONI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREA LEONI/AFP/Getty Images) ANDREA LEONI/AFP/Getty Images TOPSHOT - Rescuers are at work amid the rubble of a section of a giant motorway bridge that collapsed earlier, on August 14, 2018 in Genoa. - Rescuers scouring through the wreckage after part of a viaduct of the A10 freeway collapsed said there were 'tens of victims', while images from the scene showed an entire carriageway plunged on to railway lines below. (Photo by ANDREA LEONI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREA LEONI/AFP/Getty Images) ANDREA LEONI/AFP/Getty Images Rescuers are at work amid the rubble of a section of a giant motorway bridge that collapsed earlier, on August 14, 2018 in Genoa. - Rescuers scouring through the wreckage after part of a viaduct of the A10 freeway collapsed said there were 'tens of victims', while images from the scene showed an entire carriageway plunged on to railway lines below. (Photo by ANDREA LEONI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREA LEONI/AFP/Getty Images) ANDREA LEONI/AFP/Getty Images Rescuers are at work amid the rubble of a section of a giant motorway bridge that collapsed earlier, on August 14, 2018 in Genoa. - Rescuers scouring through the wreckage after part of a viaduct of the A10 freeway collapsed said there were 'tens of victims', while images from the scene showed an entire carriageway plunged on to railway lines below. (Photo by ANDREA LEONI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREA LEONI/AFP/Getty Images) ANDREA LEONI/AFP/Getty Images



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