Canada Humboldt Broncos bus involved in highway crash

04:30  07 april  2018
04:30  07 april  2018 Source:   thestarphoenix.com

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Humboldt Broncos bus crash : 16 people dead in highway tragedy. RCMP say they are at the scene of a fatal collision involving a transport truck and a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos northeast of Saskatoon.

Fifteen people are dead and 14 are injured after a bus carrying a junior hockey team to a playoff game in Saskatchewan collided with a transport truck on a rural highway , according to RCMP.

  Humboldt Broncos bus involved in highway crash © Getty Images A bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos has reportedly been involved in a crash north of Tisdale.

The collision, which RCMP said was a “serious” crash, happened on Highway 35 about 30 kilometres north of Tisdale, near the junction of Highway 335.

The Nipawin Hawks, which were supposed to meet the Broncos in Game 5 of their SJHL semifinal series on Friday night, said on Facebook the game was cancelled.

“The accident being talked about involved Humboldt team bus. We ask during this time that you don’t send messages. When more information is given we will update,” the Hawks posted on Friday evening.

Stars Air Ambulance tweeted that it had dispatched two of its units to “a scene emergency in the Ridgedale, SK area.”

Nipawin RCMP said in a news release at 6 p.m. that traffic is expected to be blocked or restricted for several hours.

“For those travelling in the area, please use extreme caution around emergency personnel. If at all possible, drivers are asked to avoid the area,” RCMP said.

The Nipawin Journal reported that all Humboldt and Nipawin families who were in Nipawin for the game were welcome at the Nipawin Apostolic Church at 109 Fourth Avenue East.

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