The bus has a Tennessee, United States license plate.
The fire chief believes that several passengers were sleeping at the time of the accident because several of them were not wearing shoes and did not have coat.
We had to give them blankets to keep them warm, he explains.
Due to road conditions and slippery roads, law enforcement closed the Trans-Canada Highway Wednesday morning, from Wolseley to the Manitoba border. However, the highway was reopened to traffic in the middle of the day.
A previous version of this text incorrectly stated that the highway The Trans-Canada Highway had to be closed due to the accident. However, the highway had to be closed due to road conditions.
Dwayne Stone explains that members of his team also had to respond to an accident between two semi-trailers. He recommends motorists to be extra careful.
It will remain very slippery until the temperatures rise, he specifies.
Also, in Chamberlain, approximately 90 km northwest of Regina, another accident required the intervention of the police.
< p class="StyledBodyHtmlParagraph-sc-48221190-4 hnvfyV">The accident reportedly closed Highway 11 between Regina and Saskatoon for a short time. However, the southbound lanes were able to reopen to traffic shortly after. A detour has been put in place for the northbound lanes.
With information from The Canadian Press