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Honeybee-Hauling Truck Rolls Over On Oklahoma Highway (Photos)

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A truck carrying honeybees rolled over on an Oklahoma highway on Sept. 29.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers were called to the scene near Pauls Valley around 1 p.m. after a semitrailer tipped over and spilled bees onto Interstate 35.

While the total number of bees that escaped is unknown, it is estimated that the number is in the millions.

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Traffic on I-35 in the area was backed up by at least four miles while crews worked to gather the bees.

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The driver of the semitrailer was treated for injuries and later released, News 9 reported.

Sources: News 9, CBS News / Photo credit: News 9, News 9/Twitter (2)


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