Surprise hitchhiker: Bird found wedged in Florida driver's grill

Bird taken to shelter after being rescued


BRADENTON, Fla. – One Florida driver has a story to tell after a surprise hitchhiker was found wedged in their vehicle.

A bird was found trapped in the front of the car hood Tuesday.

BPD Animal Services to the rescue! This poor little guy was struck by a car then stuck in the grill. Thankfully,...

Posted by Bradenton Police Department on Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Bradenton police posted photos of the bird relaxing and looking a bit scared as it waited to be rescued.

Police said the bird had a minor injury, but is recuperating well.

The bird was eventually taken to an animal shelter.

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