Prince Albert expresses condolences for victims of bridge tragedy

HSH Prince Albert and Princess Charlene reacted quickly to the terrible tragedy in Genoa and the loss of life when the Morandi viaduct collapsed on the morning of Tuesday, August 14.

In a message to the President of Italy, the Sovereign said: “The Princess and I have learned with deep emotion of the tragic collapse of the viaduct in the city of Genoa.

“The people of Monaco join with us to assure you of our solidarity and our prayers for the victims of this disaster.

Genoa bridge collapse (Pic: Google Maps)
Pic: Google Maps

“Our thoughts also go to those injured, and we wish them a speedy and complete recovery.”

The bridge collapse, during a violent storm, is being urgently investigated. More than 30 people lost their lives in the port city that lies just two hours by car from the Principality.