18-wheeler carrying honey bees overturns near Vicksburg

18-wheeler carrying honey bees overturns near Vicksburg

VICKSBURG, Miss. (WLBT) - An 18-wheeler carrying honey bees overturned near Vicksburg in Warren County Tuesday afternoon.

It happened on I-20 W at the 6 mile marker just before the city limits.

The driver was taken to River Region Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Posted by Vicksburg Daily News on Tuesday, February 11, 2020

County firefighters, Mississippi Highway Patrol and the Mississippi Department of Transportation were all on the scene of the accident, according to the Vicksburg Daily News.

Saturday morning, beekeepers were on the scene to recover the bees.

They asked the public to please be careful when driving in the area.

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