Young boy rushed to Gladstone Hospital after snake bite
A young boy has been taken to Gladstone Hospital in the back of an ambulance after he was bitten by a snake this afternoon.
At 12.15pm, Queensland Ambulance Services responded to reports of a snake attack at Beecher.
Once they arrived, paramedics proceeded to treat the wound located on the back of the patient's leg, according to a QAS spokeswoman.
The boy was then taken from the private residence at Upton Rd to Gladstone Hospital.
A Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service spokeswoman confirmed the boy was in a stable condition.