Posted: Apr 6, 2011 12:53 PM
Source: Associated Press
YUMA, Ariz. - An 81-year-old Arizona woman is recovering after being attacked by hundreds of bees.
A spokesman for the Yuma Fire Department says when paramedics arrived Monday, they found the woman sitting on a sidewalk covered in the insects.
The department says she was stung multiple times on her face and body.
Firefighters sprayed the woman with a foam mixture to remove most of the bees and keep them back while moving the victim.
Paramedics began treating her immediately and she was transported to a hospital.
Some of the rescuers were also stung by angry bees.
The Yuma Sun reports a witness said the woman was taking out the trash when the bees attacked.