A semi-truck carrying 408 beehives, which were home to about 50,000 bees a piece tipped over on an Idaho highway yesterday. Cops say they caught up with the driver who “took off running” and who the heck could blame him!?
Africanized swarms of bees took to the back of Derrike Cope's hauler at last weekend's NASCAR Xfinity Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 at the Auto Club Speedway. One word: NOPE.
Some tragic news from Michigan today, as police investigate a man who apparently lost control of his car, drove into a vacant home filled with swarms upon swarms of bees and later died from his injuries, according to a local report.
"I tried to load it up and all of a sudden there were thousands of bees everywhere," said Wayne, Maine tow truck driver Jason Small describing what had to be the guy's worst day on the job ever.
Two drivers were stung by bees hundreds of times after one car collided with a tree and angered a hive. How did one of the drivers escape? By crashing her car again.
Growing up in Texas I'd heard the stories of people overwhelmed by swarms of Africanized killer bees. Dead in seconds. Hundreds of stings. So when I saw the mass of bees on the old Ford Fairlane parked just one hundred feet away at the MSR Houston track in Angleton, Texas my first instinct was to bolt.
Alf James always took care of his 11-year-old Peugeot 106, so he was surprised when the car wouldn't pass the British emissions inspection. Unable to diagnose the problem, the inspectors sent it off to another shop where James was even more surprised to discover that a bees had implanted honeycombs in his engine.
Two people are dead after a crash in Minnesota yesterday when a truck loaded with 17 million bees scattered the insects across the highway. Firefighters had to spray the bees with hoses to protect emergency personnel.