AN elderly man has been rushed to hospital after being bitten by a snake on the Gold Coast.
The man in his 70s was reportedly bitten on the thumb at his house in Mudgeeraba just before 11am.
It is not known what type of snake bit the man.
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He has been transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.
Male 70s stable to Gold Coast University Hospital after reported snake bite to thumb at private residence, #Mudgeeraba at 10.51am
— Queensland Ambulance (@QldAmbulance) August 4, 2017