RCMP say 15 people are dead after a bus carrying people from Dauphin, Man., many of them seniors, collided with a semi truck.
Police say 10 people have also been sent to hospital.
Assistant Commissioner Rob Hill, the commanding officer of Manitoba’s RCMP, says the crash happened at the intersection of Highways 1 and 5 west of Winnipeg.
He says every available resource has been sent to the scene.
A family support center has been set up at a Lutheran Church in Dauphin for relatives.
Hill says he can’t imagine what families anxiously waiting for news of their loves ones are going through.