RCMP returning to site of Humboldt Broncos crash, closing area to traffic


Police say there were 29 people onboard the bus, which was en route to Nipawin for a Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League semifinals playoff game, when the crash took place about 30 km north of Tisdale, Saskatchewan. The man, who has not been identified, remains in consistent contact with the RCMP, he said.

The bus driver was killed in the collision, while the truck driver suffered minor injuries.

"Until the analysis is complete we will not know what data was recorded by each vehicle prior to the collision", he said, adding the data will be "used to supplement a scene investigation and assist" investigators on the ground. More interviews are expected.

At a briefing in Regina this morning, RCMP confirmed the tractor-trailer unit was in the intersection at the time of the collission and investigators are working on determining why it was there. Sixteen people died as a result of the crash, and 13 were injured. He was taken into custody immediately after the crash and has since been released.

Singh said he's basically out of business after Alberta Transportation ordered Adesh Deol Trucking Ltd.to keep its only other truck off the road.

All available documentation has been recovered from the scene, including driver logbooks.

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"He's feeling good now and going to the doctor", said Singh, who added the driver is still in counselling.

"I'm just waiting for the investigation", said Singh.

The truck driver joined the company about a month ago and had completed 15 days of training in March, Mr. Singh told The Globe and Mail earlier this month.

The campaign was created by Sylvie Kellington, a resident of the team's hometown of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, on the night of the crash.

Six people remained in hospital as of 2:15 p.m. Thursday, two of them in critical condition, the Saskatchewan Health Authority said in an update on patient condition.

The while the page was started as a way of raising money for the families the president of the Broncos says that the massive total will be split between "Humboldt Broncos players, employees, families and volunteers as well as first responders and emergency services personnel, teams, athletes, related organizations and communities affected by the crash".