Snake bites traveller at rest stop

January 30, 2023 5:52 am in by

A woman’s been flown to Bundaberg Hospital after a quick road trip break took a turn for the worse.

It’s believed she was bitten while at a rest stop on the side of the Bruce Highway south of Miriam Vale.

The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to the scene around 11am Sunday.

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The pilot landed on the road and the aeromedical team joined local paramedics in treating the woman before she was flown to hospital in a stable condition.

It’s unknown which species of snake was involved.