Officers save turtle along I-74 in LeRoy, Illinois

Officials with the LeRoy, Illinois Police Department took to Facebook to share their unique call on I-74. (LeRoy, Illinois Police Department)
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LEROY, Ill. (KWQC) - Officials with the LeRoy, Illinois Police Department took to Facebook to share their unique call on I-74.

Officials say they were sent there by Metcom after callers witnessed a large turtle on the interstate.

"Callers were concerned it would cause an accident and/or be killed," the post said.

Police were able to safely get the turtle and take the turtle to a safe place. There, officials called IDOT and officials with IDOT were able to get there and take the turtle to a safe place.