SASKATOON – One of the Humboldt Broncos hockey players injured in a bus crash that killed 16 people has been released from a Saskatoon hospital and plans to graduate from high school later this month.
Xavier LaBelle, an 18-year old defenceman from Saskatoon, suffered a fractured skull, a concussion, internal bleeding and 20 broken bones on April 6 when a transport truck collided with the junior hockey team’s bus.
HUMBOLDT, Sask. – A former junior hockey player’s journey of healing has come to an end after he walked 1,200 kilometres from northern Ontario to Saskatchewan to honour the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.
Rance Cardinal, who is 24, walked and sometimes ran into Humboldt on Sunday to the cheers and numerous hugs from hundreds of people after a trek that began April 11.
HUMBOLDT, Sask. – Authorities mixed up the identities of one of the deceased and one of the survivors in the Humboldt Broncos crash, Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Justice said Monday.
The body of 18-year-old Parker Tobin, a goalie, was mistaken for that of Xavier Labelle — Labelle is injured but alive, and Tobin is among the 15 people who died when the bus carrying the junior hockey team collided with a semi truck in northeastern Saskatchewan on Friday, the ministry said.
SASKATOON – Hassan Masri once cared for airstrike victims in Syria’s civil war, but that didn’t hardened him to the injuries he and other emergency staff at Saskatoon’s Royal University Hospital saw Friday night after a horrific bus crash that killed 15 people.
The hospital declared a “code orange” meaning mass casualties are expected.