A teenage boy has been rushed to hospital after he was bitten by a snake in the rural area.
Emergency crews were called to a property in Norwell, on the Gold Coast, about 8.50am on Friday following reports of a snake bite.
Queensland Ambulance said the boy was bitten on the hand.
He was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.
The species of snake is not yet known.
Emergency crews were called to a private property in Norwell at about 8.50am on Friday following reports of a snake bite (stock image)