Elderly couple stung several times by swarm of bees in Roodepoort

13 January 2018 | From Arrive Alive


An elderly couple were transported to hospital after being stung multiple times by a swarm of bees in Witpoortjie in Roodepoort this afternoon.

It is understood that a man in his late 50s was cutting grass when he was stung outside his home.

His wife noticed that he was in trouble and was also stung multiple times when she tried to help.

Paramedics had to act quickly to stabilise the couple before transporting them to  a nearby hospital for further care.

ER24 paramedics on scene were also stung multiple times while treating the couple. They did not have to be treated after the incident.

Annine Siddall
ER24 Spokesperson
 

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