Man airlifted to hospital with suspected funnel-web bite

A MAN suspected of having been bitten by a funnel web spider has been airlifted to hospital by helicopter.

The man, believed to be in his 20s, was located by ambulance in the Bony Mountain area north-west of Warwick last night.

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A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said the man had symptoms consistent with having been bitten by a funnel web spider.

He was airlifted by helicopter to Brisbane's Princess Alexander Hospital in a stable condition.


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