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Man hits 300-pound alligator while driving on Grand Parkway

The driver hit the 10-foot gator and then drove almost a mile with it under his truck.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas — A man in Montgomery County walked away with no injuries after hitting a 300-pound alligator while driving 70 miles per hour.

It happened just after 3 a.m. Thursday on the Grand Parkway in Montgomery County. 

Just after crossing the San Jacinto River Bridge, the man hit the 10-foot gator and then drove almost a mile with it under his truck.

His car was pretty banged up, and the gator did not survive.

Credit: KHOU