Four Cameroonians have lost their lives on the Douala Yaounde highway in a ghastly crash. According toauthorities, a private Toyota Prado jeep with registration number CE 913 HV collided with a mini-heavy duty vehicle at about 1:30 pm, killing three on-the-spot, while one person later gave up the ghost in Pouma Hospital, raising the death toll to four. The police said the Prado jeep heading to Yaounde from Douala was overspeeding. In an attempt to overtake another vehicle, it collided with the mini-truck.
The jeep’s driver, Seidou and two other occupants, Nkenye Wakam and Assiatou Sakira, died on the spot. Ibrahim Mamadou, one of the truck’s occupants, later died in hospital. The four seriously wounded are being treated in the Pouma Hospital, while the four corpses were kept in the mortuary of the said hospital.