FORT MYERS (CBSMiami) – A 60-year-old Florida antheral remains hospitalized aft a superior alligator wound incidental successful Fort Myers.
According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, William Simmons, of Fort Myers, was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital to beryllium treated for superior injuries connected Monday, aft helium was bitten by an alligator adjacent Wa-Ke Hatchee Park and Recreation Center successful Lee County.
FWC officials accidental investigators person not been capable to talk to Simmons yet, therefore, galore details astir the incidental are inactive unavailable.
According to CBS presumption WINK News, a bully Samaritan recovered Simmons on a path, who called 911.
A FWC contracted nuisance alligator trapper is inactive trying to trap the gator.
Serious injuries caused by alligators are uncommon successful Florida. The FWC administers a Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program (SNAP) for gators that are believed to airs a menace to people, pets oregon property.
FWC’s toll-free Nuisance Alligator Hotline is 866-FWC-GATOR (866-392-4286).
FWC continues to analyse the origin of the alligator attack.