A ghastly accident on the Douala Yaounde road has claimed the life of the Divisional Delegate Ministry of Economy, Planning and Regional Development for Wouri Divion today at Dibamba, a small locality in the outskirts of the Economic capital-Douala.
Sources say A truck collided with a pickup truck in a head on collision.The Pickup truck driver was pronounced dead on the spot.The accident occurred at about 4 pm on Monday.The exact cause of this horrific crash is not yet known. Villagers from around the area had arrived on the scene to rescue the occupants trapped inside the mangled vehicle.
This also comes barely a few days after several passengers were killed in a similar frontal crash between a 70 seater coach and a truck on that same "highway".
More than 10,000 people died in road accidents in Cameroon last year, according to the transport ministry.