CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Local

Hawk Rescued From Car Grille In Grapevine

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

kluvs super 70s weekend voting 1979 dl Hawk Rescued From Car Grille In GrapevinePick The Best Song From 1979

115245513 8 Hawk Rescued From Car Grille In GrapevineCrush Of The Day: Mila Kunis

80219448 Hawk Rescued From Car Grille In GrapevineViral Video: Hilarious Southwest Safety Announcement

155742164 Hawk Rescued From Car Grille In GrapevinePick Your Favorite Victoria Secret Model

Featured Items

Fantasy_tileHottest Olympians

pet_tileYour Pet Photos

weather_tileSend Us Your Weather Photos

GRAPEVINE (AP) - A mechanic had a special wildlife assignment when he saved a hawk that was stuck in the grille of a car.

Matt Whitehead, who’s a mechanic at Park Place Lexus in Grapevine, says he thought the red-tailed hawk was dead until the animal blinked.

WFAA-TV reports a driver on Saturday stopped by the dealership to say he was traveling more than 60 mph when the bird flew into the front of his car.

Whitehead managed to extricate the hawk by breaking apart the grille. The bird could flap its wings, but not fly.

Whitehead took the injured creature to veterinarian Greg Moore, who said Monday he’s monitoring the animal and is optimistic that the hawk will recover from a concussion and internal injuries.

(© Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments