The driver of a transport truck that collided with a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team is facing criminal charges.
Driver of the transport truck that killed 16 members of the Humbolt Broncos, 29 year old Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, faces 29 charges. He’d only been driving for two weeks. https://t.co/V4NNPIh8Jv
— Candice Malcolm (@CandiceMalcolm) July 6, 2018
RCMP say Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, who is 29, was arrested this morning at his Calgary home and is in police custody.
— CTV News (@CTVNews) July 6, 2018
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.
He is to appear in provincial court in Saskatchewan next week.
RCMP say they will not release any details of the investigation or what they believe happened. The only thing the Mounties have said to this point is that the truck was in the intersection when the collision occurred.
— The Globe and Mail (@globeandmail) July 6, 2018
The Broncos were on their way to a playoff game when the truck and the bus crashed at a rural Saskatchewan intersection on April 6.
Sixteen people, including 10 players, died as a result of…