Cameroon authorities launch investigation into grisly road accident, death toll hits 37

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Investigation has been launched into the tragic accident that claimed the lives of 37 individuals on Sunday morning in Camerron. The accident occured when a public transport bus leaving Koutaba for Yaounde collided with a truck coming in the other way in Ndikinimeki, along the Yaounde Bafoussam highway.

Those that witnessed the accident reported that the bus driver immediately misplaced his life in a collision that dragged the bus and its passengers into a nearby ditch. About 20 individuals instantly died and lots of injured when the accident occurred at 2 am local time.

"The bus was heading to Yaoundé, and the truck was going to the west. The truck hit the bus and that's why it appears rattled. By the time when the bus rolled in there, the driving force was already lifeless,2 a witness stated.

By the point we understood what happened, a second bus from the identical company was coming from Yaounde skid and virtually turned over at the similar place based on security sources, nevertheless it was saved by the freeway embankment and the passengers escaped unhurt. The victims have been taken to Ndikinimeki and Makenene hospitals in the early hours of Sunday. The driving force of the truck fled, in line with the knowledge acquired.

Probably the most critical instances have been evacuated to Bafoussam, Yaounde and Bafia for sufficient care. Later, the Minister of Transport introduced that the President of the Republic had ordered an investigation into the actual explanation for the accident. Authorities now hope the investigation will help deliver to justice these involved as preliminary report signifies the accident was on account of carelessness, over rushing and lack of control.

The number of deaths now stand at 37 and about twenty injured. These figures my improve in the coming hours in accordance with the authorities.

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