Woman taken to hospital with suspected snake bite

A WOMAN has been taken to Hervey Bay Hospital with swelling after suffering from a suspected snake bite. 

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said the 25-year-old was taken to hospital with minor swelling. 

Initial reports revealed the woman was unsure if she had been bitten by a snake or spider. 

Two bite marks were found on the woman's wrist. 

The ambulance spokesman said the type of snake was unknown. 

The incident was reported at 10.30pm Tuesday.  

Topics:  fraser coast hervey bay hospital snake bite

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