Motorcyclist bitten by brown snake after falling off bike

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after he fell to the ground and was bitten by a suspected brown snake.

The man fell on the private property in Blackwater, in the Central Highlands region of Queensland, on Wednesday just after 11am.

The rider was believed to only have suffered minor injuries from the fall from the bike, but was in a serious condition from the snake bite.

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after he fell to the ground and was bitten by a suspected brown snake. Source: Getty, file.

Paramedics applied pressure bandages at the scene before he was taken to the Emerald Hospital, MY GC.com reported.

It is believed anti-venom was administered at hospital.