In pictures: Genoa motorway bridge collapse

A major motorway suspension bridge has collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa during bad weather.

Dozens of people are reported to have died.

A huge section of the bridge is missing

Wide shot shows large section of bridge collapsed, with remaining part exposed Image copyright EPA

Google street view shows how it looked before

An image showing how bridge looked before Image copyright Google Street View

Photographs show a vehicle dangerously close to the edge after the collapse

The collapsed section of bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa Image copyright Reuters
A van is seen very close to edge in closer in shot Image copyright Reuters

Debris has fallen onto rail tracks and nearby buildings

Debris is piled high and spilling over a pedestrian walkway below Image copyright Reuters
Rescuers climb on foot over large pieces of road wreckage, amid rain and poor conditions Image copyright EPA

Local ambulance and fire officials are looking for survivors

A rescuer climbs a ladder up into large slab of road concrete Image copyright EPA
Large mound of debris is shown blocking a road, surrounded by emergency services Image copyright AFP

Crowds have gathered at the scene

Crowd of people with umbrellas look on at the collapsed bridge Image copyright EPA
A chunk of road is pictured lying on its side as people look on at rescue efforts Image copyright AFP

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