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Three people hospitalised with snake bites within three hours in Queensland


Three people are in hospital after being bitten by snakes in Queensland.

A brown tree snake.

A woman in her 50s was bitten on the lower leg at a home at Flying Fish Point in north Queensland about 7pm (10pm NZT) last night, while a woman in her 40s received a similar injury at Brookfield in the state's southeast an hour later.

A man was also bitten at 9pm (12am NZT) at Kulangoor, north of Brisbane.

All were taken to hospital in a stable condition.