Woman bitten by snake in Southport

AN elderly woman has been rushed to hospital after being bitten by a snake on the Gold Coast.

The woman, aged in her 70s, was bitten on the foot by the slithering serpent at a home on Musgrave Avenue in Southport.

Queensland Ambulance crews were called to the scene about 10.30pm last night.


The woman was treated by paramedics before being taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

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

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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