Woman bitten by snake at Gold Coast home

A WOMAN has been rushed to hospital after being bitten by a snake at a home on the Gold Coast.

The woman, aged in her 50s, was bitten on the ankle by the slithering serpent at a house in Varsity Lakes.

Queensland Ambulance crews were called to the scene just before 9.00pm last night.


The woman was treated by paramedics before being taken “light and sirens” to the Gold Coast University Hospital, a QAS spokesperson confirmed.

It’s not known what type of snake bit the woman.

She’s is understood to be in a stable condition.

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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