Your worst nightmare: Snake slithered out of car's air vent while US woman was driving

A woman from Florida almost crashed her car after a snake started slithering out of the air vent while she was driving.

Twitter user Kristina Dorsett tweeted about the bizarre animal encounter that had happened to her mum on Mar 11.

The post has since garnered nearly 15,000 shares and 30,000 likes.

The tweet, that included photos, freaked out the majority of netizens that came across it.

"PLEASE TELL ME THIS IS A JOKE," exclaimed one user.

"Gee, it's too bad she had to blow up and burn her car and never get in another one ever again," said another commenter, half-jokingly.