CareFlight airlifts Warwick snake bite victim

The Toowoomba-based helicopter retrieved the patient from Warwick Hospital after he was bitten on a property north west of Warwick while working in his yard.

Aircrewman Brian Guthrie said the quick-thinking man captured the snake following the bite.

“We flew the patient to Toowoomba Base Hospital where he will undergo further tests.

“He travelled in a stable condition,” he said.