Event: At approximately 11:30 a.m., a segment of the Morandi Bridge on highway A10 in the port city of Genoa, Italy collapsed leading to multiple fatalities and injuries. Transportation is impacted on both the A10 and A7 highways to the airport, with possible train track closures. Local authorities have advised that citizens stay away from the area as rescue efforts are underway. The vicinity of the bridge location has been evacuated out of precaution.
Location: Morandi Bridge, highway A10 in Genoa, Italy
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the area surrounding the Morandi Bridge and highway A10 through Genoa and monitor local media for updates on transportation closures in the city of Genoa.
- U.S. Citizens are advised to contact their family and friends to advise them of their wellbeing. To report U.S. citizens impacted by the bridge collapse, please contact the American Citizens Services Unit at tel: 39 02-290351, or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org