Street-Crossing Alligator Holds Up Traffic in Florida

Footage shows an alligator holding up traffic as it crossed a South Florida boulevard on Wednesday afternoon, April 28.

Footage shared by the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District shows the reptile wandering across Lee Boulevard near 1st Street W in Lehigh Acres around 6 pm on Wednesday.

Officials eventually corralled the gator into the righthand lane. According to local reports, a Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) nuisance alligator trapper was sent to the scene to help clear the roadway. Credit: Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District via Storyful