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.