Woman treated for suspected brown snake bite

Update 3:45pm A woman is recovering in hospital after being bitten by what was believed to be a brown snake near Mullumbimby.

An Ambulance NSW spokeswoman said after being treated by paramedics at her home on Main Arm Rd, Main Arm, the woman was taken to Mullumbimby Hospital in a stable condition.

A Northern NSW Local Health District spokeswoman said the woman, whose age was unknown, was taken to Tweed Heads Hospital in a stable condition.

 

Initial report 1:40pm: A woman is being treated for a suspected brown snake bite at Main Arm near Mullumbimby.

A NSW Ambulance spokeswoman said paramedics were called to Main Arm Rd at Main Arm about 1:20pm after reports a woman had been bitten by a brown snake.

Paramedics are at the scene and are treating the woman, whose age is unknown.

It is understood the woman may be transported to Mullumbimby Hospital where one vial of brown snake anti-venom is available.

More details to come.



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