Teen hospitalised after being bitten by snake at Helensvale

A teenager has been rushed to hospital after being bitten by a snake at Helensvale.

The young man is understood to have been struck by the slithering serpent on John Dalley Drive.

A Queensland Ambulance crew was called to the scene just before 8.00pm on Tuesday.


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The teen was treated by paramedics for a bite to his leg before being taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

It is not known what species of snake bit the young man.

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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