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Man hospitalised after bees he was transporting escape and sting him

Vehicle overrun by several hundred bees at Lurgan

Picture: PSNI Craigavon

A man transporting bees was hospitalised after some ‘came loose’ and stung him.

The driver was travelling through Lurgan when the incident happened last night.

Police in Craigavon revealed details of the incident via social media.

The beekeeper, they say, will fortunately be alright after the episode.

An expert was called in specialist clothing to drive the car – now overrun by several hundred bees – away from the scene.

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