Man airlifted to hospital after Easter Sunday snake attack

A 49-year-old man was airlifted to Rockhampton Hospital yesterday after he was attacked by a snake. 

At 4.40pm, the RACQ Capricorn Rescue Helicopter Services was contacted by Retrieval Services Queensland  to attend a snake bite victim at a station south of Woorabinda.  

The man was working near a homestead when he was bitten on both ankles by a snake. 

He was initially treated on scene by QAS before the helicopter arrived.

Once the helicopter arrived the patient was assessed a treated by the Intensive Care Paramedic before being transferred in a stable condition to Rockhampton.


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