Bald eagle rescued after getting stuck in car grill

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FLORIDA — Authorities in Florida are being praised for rescuing a bald eagle that was stuck in a very unusual place.

According to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, a citizen had a bald eagle fly into the front of their vehicle and became lodged in the grill Saturday, October 8th.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office and Clay Fire Rescue responded to the scene and were able to rescue the eagle from the grill.

The eagle was alive when rescued and turned over to the B.E.A.K.S. Wildlife Sanctuary.