Snakebite victim transported to hospital from Sportsplex area

snake bite
June 18th, 2018   nanewsweb   General News

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.

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From the Community

Shelly johnstone says:

Venomous, not poisonous.

Cody says:

Jus means the city needs to clean up around there it needs mowed

Melody says:

OMG snakes are NOT poisonous…they are venomous!!

Alexander says:

It’s poisonous because that woman stayed in hospital for2 and half days
The woman was bitten by cottonmouth snake when she pass under bridge

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