Elderly woman hospitalised after being bitten by snake

An elderly woman is recovering in hospital this morning after she was bitten by a snake in the early hours.

Emergency services were called to a home in Eagleby around 2.30 am, following reports of the incident.

They briefly assessed a woman in her 70s was a bite to the foot, before taking her to the hospital for further treatment.


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She’s understood to be at the Logan Hospital in a stable condition.

The type of snake was not reported.