RCMP say there are multiple deaths after a crash involving a Saskatchewan Junior Hockey Team.
The Humboldt Broncos team bus was involved in a collision with a semi-trailer late Friday afternoon.
The team was on its way to Nipawin for a playoff game, which has now been cancelled.
RCMP have also confirmed multiple injuries.
No confirmed numbers have been provided.
A phone line has been set up for family support at 306-752-8700.
Statement from the SJHL's Nipawin Hawks: "Tonight’s game is Cancelled. The accident being talked about involved Humboldt team bus. We ask during this time that you don’t send messages. When more information is given we will update."
Two teams were supposed to play in game five
— Jamie Nye (@jamienye) April 7, 2018
It happened on Highway 35, about 30 kilometres north of Tisdale at the junction of Highway 335.
Traffic will be blocked or restricted for several hours, so drivers can expect lengthy delays.
The Nipawin Apostolic Church at 109-4th Avenue East in Nipawin, SK has been established as a place for families to gather.
Emergency personnel and victim services will be on hand.
Premier Scott Moe took time to acknowledge the incident and extend his condolences to those involved.
Words can not describe the loss that we feel tonight.
From a grieving province, thank you to first responders & medical professionals for courageous response under the most difficult circumstances imaginable.
Tonight, we all must pray for these families.https://t.co/dEnhKMkDxJ
— Scott Moe (@PremierScottMoe) April 7, 2018
The SJHL is aware of an accident involving the Humboldt Broncos bus. The SJHL has no other facts at this time. Upon being informed of the facts, the SJHL will make a release.
— SJHL (@theSJHL) April 7, 2018