Man Accused in Fatal Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash Pleads Guilty to All Charges

Photo credit CBC. Truck driver Jaskirat Sidhu walks out of provincial court after appearing for charges due to the Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Melfort, Sask., on Tuesday, July 10, 2018.

Jaskirat Sidhu has pleaded guilty to charges of dangerous driving causing death and dangerous driving causing bodily harm.

The man charged in a fatal highway crash between a semi-trailer truck and the Humboldt Broncos team bus has pleaded guilty.

Jaskirat Singh Sidhu made a brief appearance Tuesday morning (Jan. 8) in provincial court in Melfort, Saskatchewan. He pleaded guilty to charges of dangerous driving causing death and dangerous driving causing bodily harm.

Last April 6th, Sidhu's truck collided with the Humboldt Broncos bus while the hockey team was travelling to a playoff game. Sixteen people died, including Lethbridge's Logan Boulet. Thirteen others were injured in the crash.

Sentencing will take place over five days, starting January 28th.

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