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.
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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.