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5 Children Taken To Hospital After School Bus Hits Tree In Delaware

NEW CASTLE, Del. (CBS) -- Authorities say several people were taken to the hospital, including children, after a school bus hit a tree in New Castle County.

It happened around 6:43 Monday morning on the 100 block of Upper Pike Creek Road.

Officials say the school bus driver swerved to avoid an animal in the road and ended up crashing into a tree.

As a result, authorities say five children and one adult were taken to Christiana Hospital for evaluation.

None of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.

Police are on the scene investigating.

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