Florida Speed ​​Bump: 11-foot alligator slows SR-417 near Oviedo 2022-04-27 11:00:00


Oviedo, Florida. An 11-foot crocodile crawled onto State Route 417 near Oviedo, forcing authorities to temporarily close the toll road.

The accident occurred Wednesday morning, 417 Saudi riyals north, near the northern end of the bridge over Jessup Lake.

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Traffic cameras showed the alligator flanked by an Oviedo police car and a Florida Highway Patrol cruiser.

The drivers managed to pass in the unclosed lane, but the alligator later moved to the shoulder and both lanes reopened.

The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office has also been called in to investigate.

FHP Lieutenant Kim Montes said soldiers are waiting for the hunter to appear to remove the crocodile.

It is not known why the crocodile crossed the road.

Traffic slowed on State Route 417 in Sanford because of an alligator on the road.

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