Paramedics were called to a home in Toogoom after a man was bitten by a dog.
Paramedics were called to a home in Toogoom after a man was bitten by a dog. Bev Lacey

Elderly man taken to hospital after dog bite

UPDATE: An 83-year-old man has been discharged from hospital after suffering a dog bite at a Toogoom residence on Tuesday.

A spokesperson from the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service said the man was taken to Hervey Bay Hospital's emergency department with a bite wound and was discharged a couple of hours later.

EARLIER: An elderly man was bitten by a dog and taken to Hervey Bay Hospital on Tuesday.

An ambulance was called to Delrose Circuit about 1.14pm.

It is believed the man also suffered a fall after the dog bite.

He was taken to hospital in a stable condition.

No information was immediately available regarding the type of dog involved in the incident.

More information to come.


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