In Oregon overturned truck with 500 million bees
On the highway, not far from Madras, Oregon, turned over a truck carrying about 500 million bees. The incident took place in late March. The surgery to remove the consequences of the accident was attended by representatives of the local beekeepers association.
According to the truck driver, whose name is not called, the accident occurred after he tried to avoid a collision with a certain animal jumped out onto the road, but lost control of the car. As a result, the truck ran off the road and fell. The driver no serious injuries have not received.
experts on bees have been caused on the ground. Wearing protective suits, they checked all 200 hives that were in the overturned truck. The bees are not affected. They were taken to a farm where they waited for another truck.
In 2011, a similar case was reported in Utah. There overturned truck carrying 25 million bees. Then, as a result of the accident the bees flew out of their hives and began to circle the track. Beekeepers have to catch them, but many of the insects flew away.