Supermodel Christie Brinkley Being Treated in Miami After Bird Accident - NBC 6 South Florida

Supermodel Christie Brinkley Being Treated in Miami After Bird Accident

    Winter Olympics PyeongChang 2018 Medal Count
    Country
    Total
    1
    Norway
    13141138
    2
    Canada
    1181029
    3
    Germany
    138728
    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    6 To Watch: Bobsled Rematch, 30km Mass Start Classic
    Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP
    Model Christie Brinkley arrives at the "50 Years of Beautiful" television event celebrating the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue's 50th Anniversary at the Dolby Theatre on Jan. 14, 2014 in Los Angeles.

    Supermodel Christie Brinkley made an unscheduled trip to Miami from the Turks and Caicos Islands for medical treatment after a run-in with a bird.

    Brinkley posted images on her Instagram account Monday, showing her swollen eye and stitches.

    "We interrupt this holiday to take a little unplanned excursion to Miami for cat scans and stitches following an accident trying to save a bird," she wrote.

    In the post Brinkley also thanked "our wonderful Parrot Cay Family who got me to the boat and plane."

    She went on to thank her "friends in Miami who found my A Team at University of Miami Hospital led by Dr. Askari and his professional caring and adorable team."

    In one of the photos, Brinkley is holding an ice pack to her face. Another image shows a woman in a white lab coat giving a thumbs up behind Brinkley as she lay in a hospital bed.

    Watch: Charades With Michael Douglas, Kat Dennings and Jon CryerWatch: Charades With Michael Douglas, Kat Dennings and Jon Cryer

    Jimmy Fallon and Kat Dennings face off against Michael Douglas and Jon Cryer in a game of charades.
    (Published Tuesday, April 7, 2015)

    Brinkley ended her post with several hashtags, including #grateful#thankful #itcouldhavebeenworse!

    No further information was provided about the circumstances of the accident or her injuries.

    Top Celeb Pics: Costume Designers Guild AwardsTop Celeb Pics: Costume Designers Guild Awards

    Get the latest from NBC 6 anywhere, anytime