La. State police nab a gator trying to cross I-10 in Metairie

La. State police nab a gator trying to cross I-10 in Metairie

METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) - Louisiana State Police averted a pedestrian accident on Interstate 10 Saturday.

This pedestrian was seven-feet long, on four legs, had big nasty claws and teeth and moved very slowly.

LSP Troop B and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's office received several calls about an alligator trying to cross the I-10 at Power Blvd in Metairie.

Troopers and deputies were able to safely capture the alligator before it was hit by a car.

The alligator turned over to Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries unharmed.

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