At the Bafoussam-Yaoundé road stretch on Wednesday March 21, 2018, former Minister of State in charge of Communication, Augustin Kontchou Kouomegnui was a victim of a car crash.

Accompanied onboard the car the former Minister were his body guard and driver and as Cameroon News Today- CNT gathered, they were heading to Bafoussam to take part in the Senatorial elections of Sunday March 25, 2018.

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The incident happened precisely at Bandjoun, not far from the residence of Lazare Kaputé, President of the Université des Montagnes.

According to eyewitnesses, the driver was escaping from a hen nest on the way but lost control. They were rescued by two vehicles that were behind.

Presently, the political figure and his subordinates are in the Emergency ward at the Bafoussam Regional Hospital.

The driver was in a pool of blood, blood which oozed from his head while the body guard remained unhurt, Cameroon News Today- CNT later learned.

Augustin Kontchou is presently on intensive care at the Regional Hospital under supervision of the Director of the Hospital.


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