Woman almost crashes car when snake slithers from vent

VENICE, Fla. — Something more than air came slithering out of a car vent in Florida.

Monica Dorsett says she “almost crashed her car” when a red rat snake crawled out of the air conditioner vent as she drove down a highway in Venice.

Dorsett tells Fox 13 she was in traffic on March 10 when she saw the snake slither out of the vent to the left of her steering wheel.

She cut across two lanes and stopped in a parking lot.

She says she slammed the door with the snake half in and half out. Her husband then opened the door and the snake fell to the ground. She says he “euthanized” it.

Dorsett snapped a few photos of the snake after she told Fox 13 she accidentally recorded herself screaming. Her daughter shared the photos on social media and said, “My mom almost crashed her car today cause a snake started coming out of her vents while she was driving.”

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