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.
— Queensland Ambulance (@QldAmbulance) November 13, 2018