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An explosion is seen at Borgo Panigale, on the outskirts of Bologna, Italy on Aug. 6, 2018.
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A fiery truck crash outside Bologna, Italy has killed two and injured dozens

By Johnny Simon

A fiery truck collision in Italy has resulted in a least two deaths, scores of injuries, and a partially collapsed roadway. The crash, between a truck transporting cars and one transporting a flammable liquid, happened today (Aug. 6) along an elevated motorway in Borgo Panigale, a town outside of Bologna, near the regional airport. The explosion spread to the parking lot situated below the road, where several parked cars also caught fire.

Italian National Firefighters Corps via EPA
An aerial view of the fire caused by an accident between cars in Borgo Panigale near Bologna.
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Smoke rises from the scene of the accident.
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A partial collapsed section of the motorway bridge of the Casalecchio A1-A14 junction.
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A view of a damaged section of the motorway bridge of the Casalecchio A1-A14 junction.
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Emergency services at work. Two persons were killed and at least 60 others were injured after a tanker exploded triggering a series of blasts causing the collapse of a road.
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The mangled wrecked of the collapsed roadway.
Italian National Firefighters Corps via EPA
A view of the collapsed roadway from above.Burned vehicles at a parking lot after a major fire spread following a road accident in Borgo Panigale near Bologna.