Saskatchewan Appeal Court removes injunction, allows Broncos lawsuit to proceed

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal has set aside a temporary injunction that halted a lawsuit filed by some parents of those who died in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.

Sixteen people were killed and 13 were injured when an inexperienced truck driver went through a stop sign and into the path of the junior hockey team’s bus at a rural intersection near Tisdale, Sask., on April 6, 2018.

A few months after the crash, a lawsuit was brought by the families of five who died.

But a lawyer for a proposed class-action lawsuit by other families argued successfully last year that the original lawsuit should be put on hold until the court decides whether or not to certify the class action.

In a decision released Tuesday, the Court of Appeal ruled the judge who granted the temporary injunction made an error.

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