The wrecker driver who was called to help remove the alligator from the roadway told Eyewitness News the beast is at least 10 feet long.
Deputies reported to the scene on Lockwood, just south of Beltway 8, to make sure no one else hit the animal.
WATCH: Wreckers work to clear alligator from the roadway
The alligator appears to be dead, but that has not been confirmed.
Reporter Foti Kallergis will bring you new details as they are received from officials.
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