Naugatuck, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – An injured bald eagle has been rescued in Naugatuck.
Connecticut State Troopers were called to Exit 25 on Route 8 to check on a report of a bald eagle on the right shoulder.READ MORE: 'I Can't Take This Anymore': Heavy Rain In Tri-State Area Renews Flooding Concerns For Many Still Dealing With Damage From Ida
The troopers found the eagle and determined it had been hit by a vehicle and had a broken wing.READ MORE: Federal Arrest Warrant Issued For Gabby Petito's Missing Fiancé Brian Laundrie
The eagle scrambled down the embankment to the Naugatuck River, but responding animal control officers were able to catch it.MORE NEWS: 1 Killed, 13 Injured In Shooting At Kroger In Collierville, Tennessee
It has been taken to Sharon Audobon for rehab.