A swarm of bees wreaked havoc in a Los Angeles neighborhood on Monday, leaving no less than two individuals injured.
The Los Angeles Times reported hundreds of bees swarmed close to the Encino reservoir and that native residents have been warned to remain inside and maintain doorways and home windows shut.
In probably the most stunning second, a Fox 11 information helicopter captured a police volunteer staggering away from the bees, then falling face-down on the street.
Warning: The footage is tough to look at:
A KTLA chopper captured the aftermath, as the person acquired up and walked away from the scene. Reporters described him as having a “pretty bad head wound” from the autumn:
KABC said the person was one among two individuals taken to a hospital for accidents associated to the bees. Their circumstances usually are not recognized.
Local media mentioned an expert beekeeper was introduced in to deal with the scenario.
It’s not clear what set off the bees.
“This is such an active hive, they’re so aggressive,” Brooks Putman of All Valley Honey & Bee told KTLA. “There are so many of the bees that they look like they have a fairly well-established hive.”
Putman mentioned, nonetheless, that usually bees will depart individuals alone so long as they’re left alone.