Sleepwalking Alligator Forces Police Stop Traffic in the Middle of the Night

Why did the alligator cross the road? We're not too sure but it's fun to watch! Deputies had to stop traffic at about 3:30 a.m. to aid the slow-moving gator. A corporal with the Collier County Sheriff's Office was able to redirect it to safety and into a nearby lake. The four- to five-foot alligator was reported to have been hit by a vehicle "but appeared to be OK," the sheriff's office said in a statement.'s Keleigh Nealon ( has more.