Paramedics rushed to two separate snake bite incidents. Photo: File
Paramedics rushed to two separate snake bite incidents. Photo: File

Two in hospital after late-night snake bites

A child and a woman were rushed to hospital on Tuesday night after two separate snake bite incidents on the Coast.

A Queensland Ambulance Service representative said paramedics were first called to a location off David Low Way at Peregian Beach about 8.55pm.

Dr Barrie Field warns residents to watch out for snakes.: Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service emergency consultant Dr Barrie Field said people needed to be aware they shared an environment with “potentially dangerous snakes”.
Dr Barrie Field warns residents to watch out for snakes.: Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service emergency consultant Dr Barrie Field said people needed to be aware they shared an environment with “potentially dangerous snakes”.

A boy reportedly suffered a snake bite to the foot and was taken to Nambour Hospital in a stable condition.

The representative said paramedics attended a second snake bite incident at a private property in Conondale about 10.15pm.

A woman was taken to Sunshine Coast University Hospital for further treatment.