Man bitten by snake
THE RACQ CQ Rescue airlifted a man who was bitten by a brown snake in the Whitsundays on March 16. The 28-year-old was bitten on the leg as he was getting out of his car. He drove himself to Proserpine Hospital for treatment, where a pressure immobilisation bandage was applied to stop the risk of venom entering his bloodstream.
RACQ CQ Rescue transported the man in a stable condition to Mackay Base Hospital for further observation and treatment, arriving at 11pm.