No, that’s not a fan belt; that’s a snake | photos, video

If snakes aren't your go, read no further. And certainly don’t watch the video!

We’ll let the self-proclaimed Sunshine Coast Snake Catcher 24/7 – Richie Gilbert tell the story in his own words:

“So you see a black snake with a red belly go up under your car while your filling up with petrol. What do you do? Jump in and drive to work of course. Haha.

“Today I got a call from Tamara after she had done exactly this. She would have been late for work and thought it may have just been a harmless tree snake that would find its own way out.

“Problem is while she was driving on the Bruce highway it decided to come out from under her bonnet and it was a venomous Red-Bellied Black Snake. She pulled over at the Nambour & Maroochydore exit and called me.

“The rest you can watch here on the video.”