Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Tragedy: Traffic accident kiIIs three along Mindourou axis

Three people lost their lives in a traffic accident that occurred five kilometers from Mindourou in the Eastern region. The accident took place on Friday April 10, 2020 at 5.30 a.m.

An empty trailer truck traveling with an open grave collided with a transport bus with 19 passengers on board, mostly traders. The bus was traveling in the opposite direction with Batouri as its destination where the traders had to sell their products on the market in the morning. The bus driver, Alexis Dieudonné Fomekong and his conveyor Hilaire Tassa, died on the spot. The driver of the truck, which was braked in its course by a baobab, died while being transported to the hospital in Batouri. 

According to information collected by Le Jour, the truck driver badly negotiated a turn. He found himself face to face with the bus. The collision was inevitable. Mindourou is a locality located in the department of Kadey not far from the Ndélélé crossroads.

Mindourou is an administrative unit which is located between the districts of Mbang and Ndélélé

Source: Le Jour N ° 3153