FAYETTEVILLE, AR - What would you do if you were driving down the highway and all of a sudden, you discovered you had an un-invited slithery passenger at your feet?
Well, that's exactly what happened to this Arkansas woman when a snake dropped out of her dashboard!
"As soon as it landed on my feet, I felt it," Kelly Swisher said. "It was rough and scaly. And as it slithered across my feet, it was a nails on a chalkboard kind of thing."
Some people might have panicked, and that's exactly what Swisher did. "I am not the most flexible person in the world, but I can guarantee you that my knees were up next to my ears," she joked.
But luckily, Swisher didn't lose control of the car. She just quickly called 911 and begged for help.
"There is a snake in the car with me," she told the emergency dispatcher.
But what she really needed was Samuel L. Jackson right out of 'Snakes On A Plane!"
Yeah, just the thought must have scared the snake away because the four-foot long rat snake disappeared again.
And then, just as Swisher was pulling off into a shopping center, "here he comes... (slithering along), and he wound up in the back seat of my car," Swisher recalled.
Yeah, she bolted out of the car and got some help from authorities who finally caught the snake.
So when driving, remember two things:
"I will watch my feet a little more closely," Swisher suggested.
And...keep Samuel L. Jackson on speed-dial!