RCMP Conform 14 dead, 14 injured, 3 critically. Read more: RCMP Update on Broncos Bus Crash
Update: RCMP held a press conference at 9:15 pm and are still unable to release further details.
Inspector Ted Munro informed the media that RCMP and emergency responders are still on scene and significant resources where being utilized. Inps. Munro indicated that among those resources were reconstruction personnel and that the cause of the accident will not be available until the investigation is completed.
UPDATE: Nipawin RCMP – Serious motor vehicle collision/Road restrictions Hwy # 35
Nipawin RCMP, along with multiple emergency personnel, are continuing rescue efforts after a semi-trailer unit collided with a passenger bus carrying members of a hockey team.
Fatalities have been confirmed, as have a number of injuries. RCMP are unable to confirm numbers at this time.
Nipawin RCMP members are on-scene at a serious motor vehicle collision on Hwy #35 approximately 30 kilometres north of Tisdale near the junction of Hwy #335.
Traffic is expected to be blocked or restricted for several hours and drivers can expect lengthy delays. For those travelling in the area, please use extreme caution around emergency personnel. If at all possible, drivers are asked to avoid the area.
Nipawin RCMP 2018-04-06 7:20 p.m.
NOTE: Feature Image is a STARS stock photo and is not from the accident
Stars Air ambulance has indicated two helicopters have been dispatched to the Ridgedale area as well as reports of multiple ambulances and RCMP on scene. No details regarding injuries are available at this time
The highway is expected to be blocked or restricted for several hours.
Nipawin Hawks released a statement on their Facebook page:
“Tonight’s game is 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.“