The victims were on a 30 seater coaster, which lost control and crashed in a bush around Boutourou, a locality not far from Ndikilimeki, in the Mbam and Inoubou Division of the Center Region.
According to witnesses, the incident occurred at 4:00 am Friday morning. The bus had left Yaounde for Mbouda, before crashing around Boutourou.
“The driver was sleeping while driving. Everyone was surprised by the sudden diversion of the bus into a bush. Some of the passengers got flung out of the vehicle in the course of the accident. Almost everyone died either on the spot or at the hospital.” A source commented.
Reports have it that, the bus was carrying over 30 passengers. Majority of those on board were holiday makers.