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Cameroon – Traffic accident: 7 dead in an accident at Manyaï, on the Yaounde-Douala highway

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Written by Deckson N.

The tragedy occurred on Thursday after a truck lost control and hit a 70-seat bus, also causing several injuries.

A serious accident occurred on Thursday at around 12:30 in Manyuba, in the Borough of Matomb, shortly before the redeveloped bridge. We now know more about the results of this first accident of the year 2017 on this axis deemed accidentogenic.

According to sources of the gendarmerie, the collision between a Truck carrying products of the company Source of the country and a VIP Bus of the Source du pays company and a 70-seater VIP buss of the General agency  made seven dead and many injured. The truck pulled out all the driver’s side of the bus coming from Douala.

Yet “the record that was then only one dead at the time of the drama grew heavier in the evening. Around 7:30 pm, the elements of the motorized platoon of Boumnyebel, arrived quickly on the scene, already reported seven deaths, while suggesting possibilities of increase in the number of deaths, among the seriously wounded, cared for in several health facilities On the road, “reports Cameroon Tribune in its edition of Friday 6 January 2017.

The open inquiry will make it possible to learn more about the circumstances of this unfortunate tragedy that occurred on the morrow of the end of year celebrations in Cameroon.

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