Woman rushed to Canberra Hospital after snake bite
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Woman rushed to Canberra Hospital after snake bite

Paramedics are warning people to be cautious outdoors after a woman was rushed to hospital with a snake bite on Monday.

The 18-year-old had walked into a Kambah paddock when she felt a bite on her calf and looked down to see a brown snake.

The 18-year-old was in a Kambah paddock when she was bitten by a brown snake.

The 18-year-old was in a Kambah paddock when she was bitten by a brown snake.Credit:Steven Siewert

She returned home and called 000. Paramedics treated her at home then took her to Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.

ACT Ambulance Service duty officer Chris Barry said: "The community should keep in mind that snakes are very active in the ACT at this time of year and you should exercise caution when outdoors."

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