FILE IMAGE.
FILE IMAGE. Rachel Vercoe

Man taken to hospital after bite from deadly snake

A MAN is being taken to hospital after being bitten by a snake, believed to be an eastern brown.

The man met paramedics on the Bruce Hwy at Milman after being bitten on the lower leg.

The man was familiar with the area and reportedly told paramedics he saw an small eastern brown snake.

This snake is extremely venomous.

The man is being taken to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition.

READ MORE: The animals you should fear more than snakes



DISTURBING VIDEO: Shocking footage of Bundy school brawl

premium_icon DISTURBING VIDEO: Shocking footage of Bundy school brawl

Girl pulls out screwdriver in wild high school brawl

Tobruk operators could face further delays on tourist dives

premium_icon Tobruk operators could face further delays on tourist dives

The region is feeling the effects of Tropical Cyclone Oma

Man allegedly went to shops after stabbing man to death

premium_icon Man allegedly went to shops after stabbing man to death

Accused murder allegedly stole victim's credit card