Passenger hurt in Delaware bus accident

October 4, 2012 12:56:16 PM PDT
A passenger was injured when an SUV collided with a DART bus in New Castle County, Del.

It happened at 8:30 a.m. Thursday on Kirkwood Highway at Spruce Street in Elsmere.

Police say the bus had stopped to pick up a passenger when it was struck by the SUV.

A 46-year-old passenger on the bus was taken to Christiana Hospital to be treated for shoulder pain.

The driver of the SUV, identified by police as a man in 30s, was cited for improper passing.

One westbound lane of Kirkwood Highway was closed until police cleared the scene.