Eagle Injured Near Newark, MD. Transferred To Tri-State Bird Rescue In Newark, DE.

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Just before 5:00, Friday afternoon rescue crews in Worcester County Maryland were dispatched to the 7200 block of Worcester Highway for reports of a traumatic injury.

While en route crews learned that Maryland State Police were on scene of an accident. Troopers reported that a Bald Eagle had flown through the windshield of a vehicle and struck the driver in the neck.

First State Update has learned that the driver of the truck suffered minor injuries to his chest and was treated and released from the hospital

This morning we learned that the bald eagle was transported by staff from Assateague State Park to a volunteer with Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research in Newark, Delaware. He was delivered to Tri-State this morning and is currently receiving treatment there, according to our source.

We will update this story when additional information becomes available.

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