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Young girl bitten by snake on M1 on-ramp

A young girl has been rushed to hospital after being bitten by a snake in Logan this morning.

Paramedics were called to the Logan Motorway on ramp at Loganholme just after 7.45am following reports a 12-year-old girl had been bitten on the ankle.

She has been transported to Logan hospital for treatment.


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It is currently unknown what type of snake bit the youngster.

The bite comes just a day after a 21-year-old man was bitten by a Red-bellied black snake in Springbrook yesterday afternoon.

He was transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

Shanee Dobeson
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