The accident occurred at round three a.m. on the Cliff of Dschang, close to the town of the identical identify.
“This unfortunate accident, which occurred during the night, highlights the problem of night trips favored by certain interurban passenger transport companies and the need for their supervision,” stated Cameroon’s transport minister, Jean Ernest Massena Ngalle Bibehe.
The bus belonged to Menoua voyages, he stated, an interurban journey company working within the area. The injured, which embody youngsters, in response to Cameroon state media CRTV, had been taken to Dschang District Hospital.
The minister stated an investigation will “establish the responsibilities” and “the appropriate measures” can be taken. He expressed his condolences to the households of the lifeless and wished these injured a “speedy recovery.”
Last month 37 individuals, together with 4 youngsters, died when a bus hit a lorry on the Yaounde-Bafoussam street in central Cameroon final month, in response to Associated Press reporting.