Gold Coaster hospitalised over suspected spider bite

A Gold Coaster is recovering in hospital this morning after being bitten by a spider last night.

Paramedics were called to a private residence at Main Beach just after 8.00 pm, following reports of a suspected bite.

They briefly assessed a person at the scene before taking them to the Gold Coast University Hospital for further treatment.


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They’re understood to be in a stable condition.

It’s not clear what type of spider was involved.