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Sask. driver honors Humboldt victims in the stars

August 22, 2018 by elizabeth

HUMBOLDT, Sask. – Searching for a way to remember the victims of the Humboldt tragedy, Blaine Davies is looking to the stars.

The Estevan-based driver for Hyndman Transport used the International Star Registry to name a star after each one of the 16 people who lost their lives in April when the bus carrying the team was involved in a collision with a truck.

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Calgary driver faces 29 charges in Humboldt crash

July 9, 2018 by elizabeth

REGINA, Sask. – Jaskirat Sidhu, the truck driver who collided with the Humboldt Broncos bus on April 6, was arrested this morning and faces 29 charges.

The 29-year-old male from Calgary who worked for Adesh Deol Trucking was charged with 16 counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and 13 counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily injury.

Sidhu was arrested at his Calgary residence without incident and will make his first appearance in Saskatchewan court next week.

The investigation took approximately three months and included a reenactment of the collision, over 60 interviews, more than 6,000 photos of the crash scene, and an analysis the driver’s log book.

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Trucking industry delivers for Humboldt survivor

May 23, 2018 by John Smith

CALGARY, Alta. – Connecticut and Saskatchewan are more than 30 hours apart by truck, but news of the collision that killed 16 members of the Humboldt Broncos hit close to home for Chris Pisani.

The Pisanis are a hockey family as well. They have climbed aboard countless buses just like the one that collided with the tractor-trailer on a prairie highway. After watching an interview with Ryan Straschnitzki, one of the 13 crash survivors, he wanted to help. And he wondered – maybe the used motorized wheelchair that had come into his hands could be put to good use.