Turkey crashes through car windshield near Athol, driver sent to the hospital

Turkey crashes through car windshield near Athol, driver sent to the hospital
Idaho State Police
A driver in Athol hit a turkey Tuesday morning. 

A North Idaho driver went to the hospital Tuesday morning after hitting a turkey on US 95 near Athol.

According to a tweet from the Idaho State Police, the driver’s injuries stem from broken glass where the turkey hit the front windshield.

This morning a turkey caused this crash on US95 north of Athol. The driver is being treated for injuries caused from the glass. The turkey didn’t survive. pic.twitter.com/ut7flX4oMM

— Idaho State Police (@ispdistrict1) May 21, 2019

The turkey did not survive the crash.

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