Truck crushes two people in Douala, Cameroon

A truck carrying sand has crushed two people in  Nyala, in the economic capital of Cameroon, Douala.
The incident occurred on Monday, 22.02.2017 at 10:30 a.m.


The two victims are a callbox operator by name, Ngo Minong Elizabeth, 45 and the rider of the motorbike involved in the accident, Kambe Alain Georges.
According to  Tresor Tanon(Journalist) from Canal2 International, the accident happened when the rider of the motorbike tried to overtake another vehicle. He reportedly came face-to-face with a taxi before the truck came from behind and ran over two of the three occupants of the motorbike.
The third person,who could have part of the blame, reportedly jumped off the vehicle upon seeing the imminent danger.
This fatal incident comes barely two days after the celebration of "National Unity Day".
Road accidents have become too frequent in Cameroon. At least 14 people lost their lives in road accidents in the last two weeks.

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