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Snakebite victim airlifted to Toowoomba Hospital

The Surat Gas Aero-Medical Service has airlifted man in his 40s from the township of Glenmorgan, in the Western Downs region, after he was bitten on the back of the leg by a brown snake.

The Surat Gas Aero-Medical helicopter was tasked to the scene from Roma at 8.45am.

Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics treated the man at the scene, before the CareFlight specialist medical crew ferried him to Toowoomba Hospital for further treatment.

He travelled in a stable condition.