YAOUNDE, Cameroon — Over 37 people are dead and 18 others severely injured after a bus crash in Cameroon’s western village of Female, officials said.
A 70-seater bus was on its way into the capital, Yaounde, by the western city of Foumban as it crashed into a truck while attempting to prevent a bunch of folks on the street around two Sunday, ” said Absalom Monono Woloa, a senior government official in the region.
“Many of these travelers were going to spend New Year’s Day with their families, coming from Christmas Day festivities or were industry people providing presents for New Year’s feasts,” he explained.
Village inhabitants ran into the path to assist the more than 60 commuters that had been on the bus,” he explained.
The death toll will probably grow as rescue workers dig through the wreckage, ” he explained.