Jaskirat S Sidhu, driver charged in Humboldt Bus Crash released on Bail

Published on : July 10, 2018 12:18




Jaskirat S Sidhu, driver charged in Humboldt Bus Crash released on Bail

Jaskirat Sidhu semi driver made appearance in a Saskatchewan courtroom Tuesday morning after being charged in the fatal Humboldt Broncos bus crash.

Sidhu, 29, is facing 16 charges of dangerous driving causing death and 13 charges of dangerous driving causing bodily harm.

16 people were killed and 13 others injured when the Bronco’s team bus and a semi collided at an intersection in eastern Saskatchewan on April 6.

Sidhu was arrested on July 6 at his Calgary home and appeared Tuesday in Melfort provincial court.

He has been released on $1,000 bail with a number of conditions: he must reside at his Calgary home, follow a curfew, is under a driving ban, and must surrender his passport.Sidhu is scheduled to be back in court on Aug. 21.

The charges were laid following an extensive RCMP investigation.



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