Bir el-Bey train collision
|Date||24 September 2010|
|Time||15:00 local time (14:00 UTC)|
|Type of incident||Collision|
|Cause||Reduced visibility from heavy rain storm|
The Bir el-Bey train collision occurred on 24 September 2010, at Bir el-Bey, Tunisia, when two trains collided with each other. One person reportedly died as a result of the accident, and 57 people were reported injured.
A train coming from Tunisia's Sfax derailed and toppled over after being hit by the other train at the tail wagon at 3 p.m. local time (14:00 UTC) at Bir el-Bey train station.
The collision was caused by poor visibility, the result of a violent rainstorm.
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- "Tunisia: rainstorm causes two trains to collide at Bir el Bey". Archived from the original on 2010-09-29. Retrieved 2010-10-02.
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