Snake bite victim airlifted to safety
THE patient has been winched to safety and airlifted to Bundaberg hospital in a stable condition.
A rescue helicopter has been dispatched from Bundaberg.
Paramedics remain with the patient who is in a stable condition.
Paramedics are currently on scene treating a male in his twenties who was bitten on the hand.
Fire and rescue crews are assessing if the area is suitable for a helicopter winch.
Paramedics are currently trying to reach a man stuck inside Mt Walsh National Park.
The patient, in a hard to reach area of the national park near Biggenden was reportedly bitten by a snake.
Fire and rescue crews are currently on route to the scene, however if they are unable to reach the patient a rescue helicopter will be brought in.
More to come …