Canada Humboldt Broncos bus involved in highway crash

04:30  07 april  2018
04:30  07 april  2018 Source:   Star Phoenix

Humboldt Broncos player from Winnipeg survives deadly Saskatchewan bus crash

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LoCO’s CHP Watch notes a collision a few miles south of Weaverville on Highway 299 that occurred just after 6:30 p.m. involving a transit bus and a sedan. According to CHP dispatcher notes one person was killed during the crash .

The Broncos ' buses were involved in a chain-reaction accident on their way back to their team hotel in Santa Clara following their first practice at Stanford Stadium on Monday. "I was on my cellphone and the next thing you know I saw guys just jumping up, `Whoa!

  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.

Humboldt Broncos bus crash victim Brody Hinz mourned at funeral .
Humboldt Broncos bus crash victim Brody Hinz mourned at funeralA touching ceremony was held at the funeral for Brody Hinz, 18, who died in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Saskatchewan last week.

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