A minimum of 18 others injured after the bus crashed right into a truck within the western village of Nemale, officers say.
A minimum of 37 folks had been killed and 18 others significantly injured in a bus crash in Cameroon’s western village of Nemale, officers stated.
The 70-seater bus was on its solution to the capital, Yaounde, from the western city of Foumban when it crashed right into a truck whereas attempting to keep away from a crowd of individuals on the highway about 2am native time (01:00 GMT) on Sunday, Absalom Monono Woloa, a senior authorities official within the space, stated.
“Many of the travellers had been both going to spend New 12 months’s Day with their households, getting back from Christmas Day festivities or had been enterprise folks supplying items for New 12 months’s feasts,” he stated.
Village residents ran to the highway to assist greater than 60 commuters who had been on the bus, he stated.
The dying toll will probably rise as rescue employees dig via the wreckage, he stated.