BEWARE: Common Eastern Brown snake. 


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BEWARE: Common Eastern Brown snake. Photo: Scottie Simmonds/NewsMail Scottie Simmonds BUN090911SNA5

Snake bite victim being taken to Rocky Hospital

12.30PM: A 26-year-old man is being taken to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition after being bitten by a snake this morning.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesperson said the man was bitten on the leg.

11.55AM: Emergency services crews are responding to reports of a man bitten by a brown snake at The Caves.

It's understood the 26-year-old man was bitten at The Caves Quarry this morning.

It comes a week after a man in his 50s drove himself to a Dawson Hwy work site first aid station after being bitten on the lower leg.



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