Genoa Bridge Collapse – Family Of Three, Including Son, 7, Among 26 Killed In Italian Bridge Horror

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A FAMILY of three, including a seven-year-old boy, were among 26 people killed in the Genoa bridge collapse.

Roberto Robbiano, his wife Ersilia Piccinino, and their son Samuel died as they crossed the Morandi bridge on Tuesday.

Roberto Robbiano, his wife Ersilia Piccinino, and their son Samuel died as the bridge in Genoa collapsed killing 26

The family, identified by local media, hailed from the Campomorone north of Genoa.

Roberto was a computer technician who married Ersilia in 2014.

Amateur football player Andrea Cerulli, has also been named among the victims.

His footie club, posted a picture of the sportsman on Facebook with the message: “Genoa club port is is running around Andrea’s family, our associate, our friend, our colleague, victim of Ponte Morandi’s tragedy.”

It added: “Goodbye Andrea.”

Luigi Matti Altadonna, 35, also perished in the freak tragedy, prompting an emotional message from the mayor of his hometown of Borghetto.

The family were wiped out as they drove over the bridge in Genoa

The 50-year-old bridge collapsed after a violent storm

Roberto was an electrician and married Ersilia in 2014

Amateur football player Andrea Cerulli was killed driving over the bridge in his work van

Andrea’s football team paid tribute to the dad-of-one

Luigi Matti Altadonna, 35, also perished in the freak tragedy as he drove to work

Mayor Borghettino Giancarlo Canepa said: “The municipal administration joins the pain of Giovanni, a model citizen and an exemplary volunteer of the Civil Protection Section of Borghetto, for the loss of his dear nephew in the terrible tragedy of Genoa.”

Luigi died driving his work van over the bridge,

Mirko Vicini, a waste management worker for Amiu, was killed alongside an unnamed co-worker, by falling debris.

The pair were working on the island of Campi below the bridge.




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