Elderly man suffers broken hip after being stung by bees in Stamford

East Anglian Air Ambulance
East Anglian Air Ambulance
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A man in his nineties suffered serious injuries in a fall after being stung by his own bees.

An East Anglian Air Ambulance helicoprter was called to Stamford yesterday (Monday). Dr Jenny Townsend and critical care paramedic Chris Neil arrived at about 6pm to find the man had fallen heavily after being stung by bees from his own hive. He had suffered a broken hip and was treated on scene and given pain relief before being taken to Peterborough City Hospital by an East of England Ambulance Service vehicle.