A young man has been rushed to hospital after being bitten by a snake on the Gold Coast.
The male, aged in his late teens, was bitten on the thumb by the slithering serpent at a location on the Gold Coast Highway and Hooker Boulevard in Broadbeach.
Queensland Ambulance crews were called to the scene just before 6.00am this morning.
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The man was treated by paramedics before being taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital.
It’s not known what type of snake bit the man.
He is understood to be in a stable condition.