The drama occurred between Boumnyebel and Sombo on the National No. 3 highway which connects Douala and Yaounde.
A serious traffic accident occurred last night between Boumnyebel and Sombo on the National No. 3. The provisional toll is 15 dead. According to sources, a heavy bus from the General Travel Agency, carrying passengers bound for Douala, entered a double collision with a semi-trailer and a truck.
The driver of the bus, we learn, was trying to overtake in third position and was embedded between the two vehicles. The dead were dropped off at the morgue of the Edea Regional Annex Hospital, where many wounded are being cared for. Informed, the Minister of transport, Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo, has just suspended as a precautionary measure, and subject to prosecution, the General travel agency.
By a decision read on public radio this afternoon, Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo, based his decision on the recurrence of traffic accidents involving the travel agency. The driver of the bus who has been involved is also punished with a withdrawal of a driving license for a period of 12 months.