Snake bite victim released from UMC - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Snake bite victim released from UMC

Photo of snake that bit Milton Richards (Courtesy of Jake Childers, son of Milton and Debbie Richards ) Photo of snake that bit Milton Richards (Courtesy of Jake Childers, son of Milton and Debbie Richards )
LAMESA, TX (KCBD) -

A man bitten by a venomous rattlesnake at his home last Sunday has now been released from UMC.

53-year-old Milton Richards from Klondike was in his yard when he was bitten by the snake.

His family believes the snake is a Mojave Rattlesnake, which has especially powerful venom.

Richards was brought to UMC after arriving at a Lamesa hospital, suffering from seizures caused by the venom.

It took over 40 vials of anti-venom to treat him.

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