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.

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

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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.

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Police are on the scene investigating.