8 dead following road collision in New Brunswick, Canada
Sunday, January 13, 2008
A deadly road crash in New Brunswick, Canada has claimed the lives of eight people near the city of Bathurst on Saturday. A van carrying 12 people was returning from a school basketball game in Moncton when it slid on an icy highway and collided with a semi-trailer truck.
Of the dead, seven were members of the Bathurst High School boys basketball team and the other was a teacher, the van driver's wife. The survivors are three teammates and a coach who was driving the van, all of whom were hospitalised at Chaleur Regional Hospital in Bathurst. The driver of the semi-trailer was uninjured. The crash occurred on New Brunswick Route 8 as it approached the junction with Route 11 into Bathurst.
- Office of the Premier / Education. "Condolences on deaths of seven students and teacher" — , January 12, 2008
- Associated Press. "Crash kills 7 Canada school basketball players" — , January 12, 2008
- "N.B. highway crash kills teacher, 7 students" — , January 12, 2008
- Helen Morris, David Wylie, Michael Barber. "Crash kills seven students, teacher in New Brunswick" — , January 12, 2008