Truck driver gets 8-year prison term

Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, the semi-truck driver involved in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, has been sentenced to eight years in prison.Melfort provincial court Judge Inez Cardinal delivered her decision Friday, determining the 30-year-old’s fate after he was in a rural Saskatchewan collision that killed 16 people and injured 13 others.Sidhu had pleaded guilty in January to 16 counts of dangerous driving causing death and 13 counts of dangerous driving causing bodily harm.He was sentenced to eight years for each count of causing death, and five years for each count of bodily harm. The sentences are to be served concurrently.

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