A man has been hospitalised after he was bitten by a snake on the Gold Coast overnight.
Emergency services were called to a home in Elanora around 7.30pm, following reports of the incident.
On arrival, it appeared the man had been bitten on the foot by the snake, which he believed to have been a python.
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Paramedics assessed him at the scene, before taking him to hospital for further clinical care.
The man’s believed to be in a stable condition at the Gold Coast University Hospital.
At 7:30pm QAS responded to a patient located at a residence at #Elanora, who had been bitten by a snake on the foot. The patient believed the snake to be a python, and was transported to GCUH in a stable condition for further clinical care.
— Queensland Ambulance (@QldAmbulance) December 6, 2020