Entertainment 'Unthinkable tragedy': Actors, musicians rally around Humboldt Broncos after bus crash

03:40  08 april  2018
03:40  08 april  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

Humboldt Broncos bus involved in highway crash

  Humboldt Broncos bus involved in highway crash A bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos has 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.

As previously reported, the band's drummer lost his leg in the accident

Image copyright Humboldt Broncos . Image caption A photo posted to the team's Twitter feed on 24 March after a play-off win. What is known about the crash ? The lorry and bus collided on Friday at around 17:00 local time (23:00 GMT) on Highway 35, north of Tisdale.

a group of people posing for the camera: There are 24 members of the Humboldt Broncos, with members of the team ranging in age from 16 to 21. © Humboldt Broncos/Twitter There are 24 members of the Humboldt Broncos, with members of the team ranging in age from 16 to 21.

A bus crash Friday involving a Saskatchewan junior hockey team which resulted in 14 deaths and another 15 injuries has prompted an outpouring of sympathy, including messages from musicians and actors.

"Shocked and saddened by the loss in Saskatchewan," Toronto-born actor Will Arnett posted on Twitter Saturday. "Thinking of all those in the Humboldt Broncos family and everyone affected by this tragedy."

A semi-trailer collided with a passenger bus carrying members of the Humboldt Broncos about 30 kilometres north of Tisdale, Sask. The team, part of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, was scheduled to play a semi-final match.

The team's head coach, Darcy Haugan, has been identified as one of the individuals killed . Members of the team range in age from 16 to 21. 

As families receive information about their loved ones, many celebrities are trying to offer support online during an incredibly difficult time. 

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