Man taken to Logan Hospital after snake bite at Park Ridge

A man was in hospital last night after being bitten by a snake at Park Ridge.

The man, in his 40s, was taken to Logan Hospital after he was bitten on the lower leg by the snake.

The incident happened at a private address shortly before 7pm.

It followed another incident earlier this month where a 65-year-old man was hospitalised after being bitten on a toe.

He was taken to Logan Hospital under lights and sirens, but discharged the next day.

Treatment: A man was hospitalised after a snake bite at Park Ridge.

Treatment: A man was hospitalised after a snake bite at Park Ridge.

Woman falls from balcony

A woman has been hospitalised after a fall at Cedar Vale.

Paramedics were called to the address at 11.58pm.

They took the woman, who had minor head injuries, to Gold Coast University Hospital.

She was in a stable condition.