At least 14 people have been killed after a cable car plunged down a slope in Italy.
The cable was on its way up a mountain in northern Italy, when the cable reportedly broke.
The car then fell to the ground and tumbled down the mountainside several times before hitting some trees and finally coming to a stop.
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It’s understood 15 people were inside the cable car at the time of the horror incident.
Some were thrown from the car.
14 people have been confirmed dead, while the lone survivor – a young child – was hospitalised in a serious condition with broken bones.
🔴 #Piemonte, funivia #StresaMottarone: il 118 piemontese ha confermato che 9 persone sono decedute, mentre 2 minorenni sono stati elitrasportati in codice rosso a Torino. Proseguono le operazioni di Soccorso Alpino, @emergenzavvf, 118, @_Carabinieri_ e altri enti dello Stato. pic.twitter.com/ommsfJ4qm4
— Corpo Nazionale Soccorso Alpino e Speleologico (@cnsas_official) May 23, 2021