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

| by Sean Kelly

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.

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

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)