10 year old boy suffers snake bite

The young boy was putting chickens away in the family’s paddock when he stood on the snake and was subsequently bitten. ┬áThe type of snake that bit him has not yet been identified.

The Toowoomba based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to the property at 7:40pm and assisted by Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics on site.

The patient was transported in a stable condition, accompanied by his mother on board the helicopter, to Toowoomba Hospital.