Weekend wrap: snake bite, footy injuries and motorbike crash

GYMPIE paramedics were called to the following emergencies over the weekend:

Teen snake bite

A TEENAGE boy who was bitten on the foot by a snake at Woolooga yesterday was taken to Gympie Hospital in a stable condition.

The snake was first reported as a red belly black snake, but this could not be confirmed, a Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said.

Motorbike crash

A MAN in his 40s was hospitalised after crashing his motorbike at the Glen Echo Motorcross Park yesterday just after midday.

He suffered shoulder and knee injuries and was in a stable condition, according to a Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman.

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Footy injury

A WOMAN in her 20s was taken to Gympie hospital after an injury on the football field about 2pm on Saturday.

She suffered a hip injury, possibly during a tackle at the Gympie Cats AFL field on the Bruce Highway, and was in a stable condition, a Queensland Service spokesman said.

Shoulder injury

A MAN in his 20s who was injured during a football match at Jack Stokes Oval on Saturday afternoon was taken to Gympie Hospital in stable condition just after 5pm.

He was believed to have a shoulder injury, a Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said.