Man bitten on arm by snake in Brisbane

A man has been rushed to hospital after being bitten by a snake in Brisbane.

Paramedics were called to Arcadia Street at Eight Mile Plains just after 9.40am Friday following reports a man had been bitten by a snake on the arm.

The 50-year-old was treated at the scene before being transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital.


It is not yet known what type of snake bit the man.

Queensland residents have been warned to remain vigilant following a spike in snake bites in recent weeks.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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