A bus belonging to a private company crashed into a metal barrier and plummeted into a valley, according to a statement from the Tunisian Ministry of Interior.
Chokri Nafti, Tunisia Health Ministry spokesman, said that the bus crash left more than 22 people dead and 18 people injured in a traffic accident Sunday in the northwest region of Tunisia.
The interior ministry said that a bus veered off a track after its driver failed to manoeuvre a sharp turn and crashed at the bottom of a ravine.
The vehicle was heading from the capital, Tunis, to Ain Draham, a popular autumn destination said Khaled Lahyoune, a spokesman for the interior ministry. The injured were transferred to Amdoum and Beja hospitals for treatment he further noted.