A woman was bitten by a snake Monday evening, June 18th, in a weedy area on the right bank of the Tallahatchie River, adjacent to the New Albany Sportsplex.
People at the scene said they believed the woman was struck by a copperhead snake, a venomous snake common to North Mississippi. An ambulance crew from Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County was dispatched to the scene. The woman was transported by ambulance to Baptist Hospital, arriving there about 9 PM.
The adult woman was conscious when the ambulance left for the hospital.
New Albany Police Department officers also responded to the incident.