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Man injured by giant eagle

DARWIN, Australia, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- A massive wedge-tailed eagle smashed through the windshield of a car in Australia's Northern Territory, injuring the vehicle's driver, police said.

The 72-year-old driver was near Mataranka, south of Darwin, when he hit the eagle. The eagle then struck the man in the head, the Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported Sunday

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Officers say the man was treated for scratches.

Wedge-tailed eagles can have a wing span of up to 8 feet.

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