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Last week, more than 25 million bees were accidentally released when a semi-trailer carrying insects capsized on theinterstate highway in Utah.
FOX13 Salt Lake City reported that bees were found swarming on Interstate 80 on June 27, after a vehicle containing more than 200 beehives fell.
The bee stabbed several, including semi-trailer drivers, first responders, and more. Both the driver and the passenger seat in the car were slightly injured, but were taken to the hospital for treatment.
Several local beekeepers arrived at the scene and tried to rescue as many bees as possible. However, urticaria owners will stop them later, saying the case is now an insurance issue.
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More than 25 million bees were seen last week when a semi-trailer carrying insects overturned on an interstate highway in Utah. It was accidentally released. (iStock)
"Unfortunately, many people have been affected. Probably 5% can be rescued," said beekeeper Sam Cohen. Says according to Fox affiliates. "It's sad to see"
Beekeeper McKay Opeifa said, "All bees are important. I want to run up and see if we can help. Already dead. I'm a little sad because there are a lot of bees. "
One lane on the interstate was closed for hours as the crew tried to clear the beehive. Hiking trails in the area have also been closed due to a herd of bees.
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A bee that sucks sweet honey on a macro scale. (IStock)
Utah Highway Patrol Lieutenant Randall Ritchie told The Washington Post that the driver had a big shock before the crash, which could have been a mechanical problem. Said suggesting. However, preliminary research revealed that the driver was passing thecurve too fastand was told he was driving too fast for the conditions.
The truck company, which was in contact with the bee owner, notified the firefighters of the incident on Monday. According to Ritchie, the company has asked owners to blow off insects with fire-fighting foam for safety and liability reasons.
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Julie Arthur, Chairman of the Wasatch Beekeepers Association, said fire extinguishing agents are for bees. He told the post that it was deadly. And only about 10 percent of them survived. She estimated that a volunteer beekeeper saved2.5 million bees.
Bees were supposed to be used to pollinate edible crops on the west coast, Arthur said.