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Man flown to hospital from Fraser Island after snake bite

A German tourist was bitten by a snake on Fraser Island.
A German tourist was bitten by a snake on Fraser Island. CareFlight

A MAN has been airlifted off Fraser Island after he was bitten by a snake at Eurong about 2am Thursday morning. 

The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter flew the man who was in his early 20s to Hervey Bay Hospital in a stable condition. 

The man, who was treated on the island before being flown to Hervey Bay, was on holidays from Germany.

The type of snake is unknown at this stage.

Topics:  careflight, fraser island, snake bite




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