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Bail granted for trucker charged in Humboldt Broncos bus crash

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July 10, 2018 at 12:00 pm - Home, Local News
By Angie Rolheiser

The driver of the semi-truck that collided with the Humboldt Broncos bus will be back in court in August.

29 year-old Jaskirat Sidhu was in Melfort Provincial Court this morning and has been released on bail with strict conditions.

Sidhu’s release will come with a $1,000 cash recognizance, he will also not be able to operate a vehicle, and only live at his residence in Calgary.  The man is also forced to surrender his passport.

The man faces 16 counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death, and 13 counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily injury.

The Broncos were en route to Nipawin for a playoff game against the Hawks April 6th when the collision happened at the Armley corner.

Sidhu will return to Melfort court on August 21st for defense election.

Jaskirat Sidhu made his first court appearance in Melfort Provincial court this morning.

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