SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah, June 27, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — The Park City Fire District has responded to the scene of a rollover accident involving a semi truck hauling more than 200 beehives.
The eastbound truck was on Interstate 80, near mile marker 149, when the accident took place, says a statement issued at 11:47 a.m. Monday.
“The right lane is currently closed but traffic is flowing smoothly through the area,” the PCRD statement says.
“The Rail Trail is closed through the canyon, at this time, due to all the bees that are in the area. Two patients were transported to the hospital with multiple bee stings and minor injuries.”
In response to questions from several concerned Facebook followers, a PCFD spokesperson wrote “every effort is being made to save as many bees as possible.”
Gephardt Daily will have more information as details are released.