PALM DESERT (CBSLA) – One person suffered critical injuries and three others minor injuries after being swarmed by bees outside a residence in Palm Desert Tuesday morning.
According to the Riverside County Fire Department, just before 9 a.m., crews responded to the 200 block of Strada Nova, near the Suncrest Golf Course, to find that four people had been stung.READ MORE: 2 Long Beach Grocery Stores Shutting Down Saturday Over Hero Pay Law
One victim was extricated by firefighters from an outdoor pool and rushed by ambulance to a local hospital in critical condition, the fire department said.READ MORE: Armed Suspect Caught On Camera Robbing Group Of People In A West Hollywood Alley
A second was found hiding inside a residence, and two others were able to reach paramedics on their own. Those three were evaluated at the scene and decline transport to a hospital.MORE NEWS: Motive Unknown After 8 Killed At Indianapolis FedEx Facility
There was no word on the exact circumstances of the swarm or where the bees came from.