Man hospitalized after being bitten by alligator along I-75

Published: August 24, 2022 2:02 PM EDT
Updated: August 24, 2022 2:21 PM EDT
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A man was hospitalized after being bitten by an alligator in Collier County near I-75 on August 14.

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, officers were asked by the Collier County Sheriff’s Office for help regarding a call about an alligator bite.

Victorian Martin Domingo, 33, said he was near the canal on I-75 near mile marker 78 when he was bitten by a gator

Domingo was transported to the hospital for treatment of his injuries. The extent of the injuries are currently unknown.