Woman rushed to hospital after snake attacks

WHILE you were lying in bed last night, surfing Facebook or relaxing with a good book, the Queensland Ambulance Service were out and about saving lives.

All across the state the organisation was called to a number of different jobs, including a snake bite in West Gladstone which saw a woman taken to the hospital.

The 50-year-old was transported in a stable condition at about 7.30pm after reports of receiving a snake bite to the foot.

Here are just a few of the other jobs the dedicated QAS team were called out to overnight in Queensland:

Southport - wounding

A male in his 50s was transported in a stable condition to the Gold Coast University Hospital with a bullet wound to the leg after an incident at 8.30pm at Southport.

Jondaryan - house fire

Paramedics were called to a house fire on Richards Road just after 7pm. No patients were treated or transported.

North Eton - vehicle in flood water

Paramedics were called to Marian Eton Road at 6.40pm to a vehicle in flood water. No patients required treatment or transport.

Brisbane City - motorbike and car crash

A male in his mid-40s was transported in a stable condition to the Princess Alexandra Hospital after a motorbike and car crash southbound on the Pacific Motorway just before 10pm.

Parramatta Park - multi-vehicle crash

A male teen was transported in a stable condition to Cairns Hospital with no obvious injuries after a multi-vehicle crash  on Draper and Upward Streets just before 8pm.

Manly West - bike and car crash

A male in his late-30s was transported in a stable condition to Princess Alexandra Hospital with facial and ankle injuries after a bike and car incident on Wondall Road at 7.40pm.

Fortitude Valley - two-vehicle crash

One patient was transported in a stable condition to the Royal Brisbane Hospital after a two-vehicle crash on Brookes and Wickham Streets at 8pm.

Southport - two-vehicle crash

Three patients with minor injuries were transported in a stable condition to the Gold Coast University Hospital after a two-vehicle crash on North and High Streets at 6.25pm.

Hatton Vale - snake bite

A female child was transported in a stable condition to Ipswich Hospital after reported being bitten on the foot by a snake at a private residence in Hatton Vale at 6.17pm.

Redlynch - snake bite

A female child was transported in a stable condition to Cairns Hospital after reportedly being bitten on the hand by a snake at a private residence in Redlynch at 6.35pm.

Buderim - snake bite

A female in her 40s was transported in a stable condition to Nambour Hospital after reportedly being bitten on the ankle by a snake at a private residence in Buderim at 7.30pm.

Coolangatta - snake bite

An elderly male was transported in a stable condition to Tweed Heads Hospital after reportedly being bitten on the hand by a snake at a private residence in Coolangatta at 9.20pm.

Landsborough - structure fire

Paramedics were called to Dyer Street at 8.40pm after a structure fire. No patients were treated or transported. Paramedics remained on scene for QFES.

Manunda - bike and car incident

A female in her 60s was transported in a stable condition to Cairns Hospital with an ankle injury after a bike and car incident on Anderson Street just after 6am.

Bundaberg - structure fire

Paramedics were called to a structure fire on Langbeckers Road at 3.00am. No patients were treated or transported. Paramedics remained on scene for standby for QFES.

Glenore Grove - two-vehicle crash

A man was transported in a stable condition to Ipswich Hospital after a two-vehicle crash on Forest Hill Fernvale Road just before 2.30am.



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