A crash occured between a D.A.R.T para transit bus and a car on Wednesday afternoon.

After stopping for a stop sign at the intersection of Sheep Pen Road and Hardscrabble Road in Millsboro a D.A.R.T Para Transit bus being driven by a 40-year-old Dover woman pulled out in front of a 1998 Nissan Altima driven by a 46-year-old Seaford woman.

The Nissan’s front bumper struck the side of the bus causing the car to spin out of control in the road and come to a stop in the intersection. 

The three occupants of the bus, including the driver were removed from the scene and transported to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.  The seven occupants of the Nissan, including the driver, were transported to area hospitals with the exception of a 7-year-old who was flown by Delaware State Police helicopter to A.I. DuPont with unknown injuries.

The incident remains under investigation by Delaware State Police and charges are pending.  The roadway was closed for approximately two hours as the crash was investigated and cleared.