Toddler hospitalised after being bitten by spider on Gold Coast

A TODDLER has been taken to hospital after being bitten by a spider on the Gold Coast this morning.

Just before 5.30am, paramedics were called to home at Pimpama following reports a young boy had been bitten by the creature.

The child was treated at the house before being taken to Gold Coast University Hospital.


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Queensland Ambulance confirmed the youngster was transported in a stable condition. It’s not yet known what type of spider bit the child.

Meanwhile, a teenage boy was also hospitalised after being bitten by a spider at Heathwood yesterday.

It’s understood the teen was bitten earlier in the day and suffered a spider injury to his neck, Queensland Ambulance confirmed.

He was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in a stable condition.

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