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Truck carrying bees topples, closing Interstate 81 South

Some drivers have been stuck in the mess for hours.

LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — Interstate 81 South continues to be shut down near the I-80 split because a truck tipped around 5:45 p.m.

The truck was hauling bees.

For a time this evening, the bees were swarming around the interstate.

Some drivers have been stuck in the mess for hours.

PennDOT says it will likely be midnight or later before the stretch of I-81 South in Luzerne county can reopen to traffic.