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Truck Driver Charged in Canadian Hockey Bus Crash That Left 16 Dead

The crash happened on April 6 in Saskatchewan when a semi-trailer collided with a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team

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    Flyers Mourn 15 Killed in Canada Crash

    The Philadelphia Flyers are among the many around the world offering condolences after 15 people died in a Canada crash involving a bus carrying a junior hockey team and a truck.

    (Published Saturday, April 7, 2018)

    The driver of a semi-trailer that collided with a bus in an April crash that killed 16 people involved with a Canadian youth hockey team was arrested on criminal charges Friday, authorities said.

    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, 29, was detained at his home in Calgary, Alberta, and would appear in a provincial court in Saskatchewan next week. He faces 16 counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and 13 counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily injury.

    The crash occurred in Saskatchewan on April 6 as the bus was taking the Humboldt Broncos hockey team to a playoff game. Thirteen people were injured.

    The truck driver had been initially detained after the crash but he was later released and provided with mental health assistance. He was not injured.

    Bus Carrying Junior Hockey Team Crashes in Canada

    [NATL] Bus Carrying Junior Hockey Team Crashes in Canada

    Fifteen people died after a bus carrying a junior hockey team collided with a truck.

    (Published Saturday, April 7, 2018)