Turtle recovers and crosses the road after being hit by car in NW Florida

Northwest Florida

NICEVILLE, Fla. (WKRG) — A deputy with the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) posted pictures of a turtle crossing the road in Niceville Monday morning.

In the post, what appears to be a snapping turtle is up and crossing College Boulevard. The deputy says the turtle was unconscious at first after being hit by a vehicle, but eventually got up and made its way across the road.

OCSO is reminding residents to keep an eye out for turtle crossings.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Videos

More Video

More Local News

3-Day Forecast

Trending Stories