Thursday 18 October 2018

VIDEO: CCTV reveals dramatic moment tanker truck bursts into flames in Italy

Two trucks collided on a motorway near Bologna airport in northern Italy yesterday, sending a huge ball of fire and billowing black smoke soaring into the sky.

At least two people were killed and around 55 injured, 14 seriously, according to local media. Police said they had closed off the road where the crash took place as well as the surrounding area in Borgo Panigale, on the outskirts of Bologna.

Italian media said a lorry carrying cars collided on a bridge with another tanker lorry containing inflammable materials.

Read more: Two dead and dozens hurt in Italy truck explosion

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