Hawk rescued from front grille of truck in Connecticut

Animal control officials in Connecticut said a hawk was rescued after a “very traumatic morning” that saw the bird of prey become stuck in the front grille of a truck.

Waterford-East Lyme Animal Control said in a Facebook post that an officer was dispatched to rescue a hawk that “had a very traumatic morning.”

The hawk “was swooping after some tasty breakfast and crossed paths with a truck,” the post said.

The post included photos of the hawk embedded in the front grille of the vehicle.

Animal control said the officer was able to extricate the bird of prey, which was then taken to a wildlife rehabilitation facility.