Bus Carrying Hockey Team Involved in Deadly Crash

Team Bus Involved in Deadly Crash

WINNIPEG, MB – RCMP are confirming officers are at the scene of a deadly collision involving a bus carrying Jr Hockey players.

According to RCMP the collision happened at about 5 p.m. Friday on Highway 35 near Tisdale, northeast of Saskatoon between the bus and a semi-truck.

RCMP said there are fatalities and a number of injuries, however have not been able to confirm how many.

A Facebook posting by the Nipawin Hawks of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League states the crash involved the team bus of the Humboldt Broncos.

Bus Carrying Hockey Team Involved in Deadly Crash

The team was on it's way to Nipawin to play Game 5 of its Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League semifinal series.

Below is a photo of the collision as posted on the @completehkynews twitter account.

Bus Carrying Hockey Team Involved in Deadly Crash

The Premier of Saskatchewan and several other hockey teams have taken to Social Media to express their condolences.

Bus Carrying Hockey Team Involved in Deadly Crash

Bus Carrying Hockey Team Involved in Deadly Crash

Bus Carrying Hockey Team Involved in Deadly Crash

Bus Carrying Hockey Team Involved in Deadly Crash

The game between the two teams set for tonight has been officially postponed.

The Manitoba Post will provide details as they become available.

Team photo from Humboldt Broncos/Twitter


TOPICS:   Hockey News

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