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Westleton: Woman taken to hospital after snake bite

PUBLISHED: 22:38 21 June 2014

Anglia One at Westleton Heath, where the crew treated a woman who had suffered a snake bite.

Anglia One at Westleton Heath, where the crew treated a woman who had suffered a snake bite.

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A woman was taken to hospital by air ambulance after being left seriously ill by a snake bite.

East Anglian Air Ambulance’s Anglia One helicopter attended the incident near Westleton Heath this afternoon when a woman suffered a severe anaphylactic reaction to a bite.

Captain Neil Waller flew Dr Victor Inyang and paramedic Ben Caine to the scene.

A service spokesman said: “The patient was treated at the scene and then flown to the James Paget Hospital in Norfolk for further treatment.

“The patient is described as being in a serious condition.”

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