Elderly man taken to hospital after alleged snake bite in CQ

AN elderly man was taken to hospital last night after a reported snake bite.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said they received a call to the Willows, about 80km west of Emerald, about 6pm to tend to an 84-year-old man who had allegedly been bitten by a snake.

He was transported through to the Emerald Hospital.

The man's condition is unknown at this time.

Topics:  queensland ambulance serivce snake bite

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