At least 14 people have died in a crash, involving a bus, carrying a youth hockey team, in central Canada, Globe and Mail reported, citing law enforcers.
According to police, out of 28 bus passengers, 14 have been injured, while 3 of them are in a critical condition.
The deadly crash of the bus, carrying Humboldt Broncos players, that collided with a truck on a rural highway in Saskatchewan took place late on Friday. An investigation is underway in order to establish the reasons and circumstances of the accident.
Following the news, Twitter users have been expessing condolences to the families of the victims, using the hashtag #PrayersForHumboldt.
Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau has expressed deep condolences, saying, "I cannot imagine what these parents are going through and my heart foes out to everyone affected by this terrible tragedy, in the Humbolt community and beyond."
Thoughts and prayers to all the players and families of the Humboldt Broncos. #PrayersForHumboldt 🙏🏼— Jamie Benn (@jamiebenn14) 7 апреля 2018 г.
My uncle loved people and loved his family. His loss will affect so many. Until I see you again, Uncle Darcy💔 forever Humboldt Broncos head coach.— Sarah M Something (@SarahMSomething) 7 апреля 2018 г.
There are no words right now. My family and I are praying for all those affected by the Humboldt Broncos tragedy.— Ryan Smyth (@RealSmytty94) 7 апреля 2018 г.