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Driver of semi in fatal Humboldt Broncos bus crash charged with dangerous driving causing death

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WATCH ABOVE: RCMP announce the driver of the tractor-trailer which impacted the bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team has been arrested.

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WATCH ABOVE: RCMP announce the driver of the tractor-trailer which impacted the bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team has been arrested.



Charges have been laid in the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash that killed 16 people and injured 13 others.

The driver of the semi, Jaskirat Sidhu, is facing 16 charges of dangerous driving of a motor vehicle causing death.

The 29-year-old Calgary man is also facing 13 counts of dangerous driving of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm.

WATCH BELOW: RCMP discuss charges and the investigation into the Humboldt Broncos bus crash


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RCMP said he was arrested Friday morning in relation to their investigation into the fatal collision.

Sidhu remains in RCMP custody and is scheduled to appear in court next week.

WATCH BELOW: First responders of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash were honoured during the annual Calgary Stampede Parade.

During an update last month, RCMP said they would be consulting with the Crown on possible charges once the investigation was complete.


READ MORE:
RCMP preparing for Crown consultation at end of Broncos bus crash investigation

The team was heading to Nipawin for a playoff game on April 6 when their bus and a semi collided in eastern Saskatchewan.

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