20 Motorway Officials Face Charges After Genoa Bridge Collapse


When the probe concludes, those being investigated could face manslaughter charges.

Italian magistrates are investigating 20 people and the company that manages the Morandi motorway bridge, which suffered a major collapse during a torrential storm.

The collapse killed 43 people on Aug. 14.

The group faces serious charges, including manslaughter and failure to comply with safety regulations, according to regional Italian magistrates.

When the probe concludes, prosecutors will announce whether or not to file charges against Autostrade per l’Italia, which oversees roughly 50 percent of Italy’s motorway network. Read more at Yahoo! News

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