Elderly woman bitten by snake in Qld

A woman has been bitten by a snake in Queensland this morning.

Emergency services rushed to Leslie Street in Arana Hills, Moreton Bay just after 9.50am following reports a woman had been bitten on the elbow by a snake.

The 70-year-old woman has been transported to the Royal Brisbane Hospital for treatment.


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

Yesterday two men were rushed to hospital after being bitten by brown snakes in Queensland within two hours of each other.

A 21-year-old man was bitten on the arm on Coonarr Road at Kinkuna just after 8.20am followed by a 55-year-old man bitten on the foot at Wehmeier Avenue in Rockhampton just after 10.30am