Miramichi Timberwolves bus accident, Driver dies

Astle NB –  Astle New Brunswick

On Sunday night, an accident involving Miramichi Timberwolves bus and a car happened on Route 8 near Astle in Frederiction.

According to James Faulkner, the league’s director of communications, the Maritime Junior Hockey League made a statement Sunday afternoon that their bus was involved in a fatal crash near Astle.

It was also revealed that the occupants of the bus only sustained “limited injuries.”

Authorities stated that the driver of the involved car died in crash. His identity has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

The deceased was the only occupant of his vehicle.

The league sent their condolences to the family of the deceased.

The Fredericton Red Wings scheduled to be played by Timberwolves was postponed due to the accident.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the officials.

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