A sheep at the wheel(s)? Bighorn sheep jumps on car windshield near Wenatchee

Damage after a sheep jumps on a car on US-97A near Wenatchee (Photo: Washington State Patrol)

CHELAN, Wash. - A driver in Central Washington escaped injury when a bighorn sheep jumped from a hillside and landed on his car.

The Washington State Patrol says the driver was near the town of Chelan on Tuesday when he saw a herd of bighorn sheep on the hillside above the roadway.

One of the animals, a ewe, jumped and smashed the car's windshield.

The driver was not hurt and managed to pull his car over.

The sheep died.

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