Cameroon: Scores Die in Major Road Accident

An accident along the Bafoussam-Yaounde road in Cameroon has left scores of people dead.

State media reports that over 35 people died early Sunday December 27th, when a heavy-duty truck and a public transport bus collided.

A rescue operation is underway, as the death toll remains on the rise. Injured passengers have been rushed to hospital.

The country’s Ministers of Transport and the Interior are rushing to the scene, to take stock of the situation.

Another Sunday morning road accident

Meanwhile, in Buea, in Cameroon’s South West, a man has been arrested after he hit a family of three with a vehicle on Sunday morning.

He is said to have run away immediately after the incident, but was later caught by local police.

The three victims, a woman and her two children are feared dead.

The two accidents come barely two days after the celebration of Christmas.

Author: Paul Njie

Paul Njie is a Cameroonian journalist. He's the Editor-in-Chief of the online news website, TWIF News. He's also a broadcast journalist with Hi TV Cameroon, where he anchors political TV Shows and does news reports.

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