Boy bitten by snake

A THREE-YEAR-OLD boy was bitten by a snake in Kelso, south of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal emergency services said yesterday.

A THREE-YEAR-OLD boy was bitten by a snake in Kelso, south of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal emergency services said yesterday.

"It is alleged that the boy was riding his bicycle when he fell on a snake, thought to be either a cobra or puff adder," Netcare said.

He said the incident happened at the weekend and the boy was taken to Kingsway Hospital and later transferred to a Durban facility.

The boy was critical but stable. - Sapa

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