An eastern brown snake. Picture: Gold Coast and Brisbane Snake Catcher
An eastern brown snake. Picture: Gold Coast and Brisbane Snake Catcher

SNAKE BITE: Man receives the shock of his life

A MAN was rushed to hospital last night after he was bitten on the hand by a snake.

At 11.50pm, paramedics were called to a private address in Emerald following reports of the snake bite.

A man in his 20s was transported to Emerald Hospital in a stable condition.

It is unknown what type of snake was involved in the incident.



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