Eastern brown snake.
Eastern brown snake.

Man bitten by snake at home in the Central Highlands

A MAN was taken to hospital last night after he was bitten by a snake at his home out west.

At 7.21pm, paramedics were called to reports of a snake bite at a private residence in Emerald.

It is believed the snake bit a man in his 20s on his lower limb.

He was transported to Emerald Hospital in a stable condition.


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