Florida man bitten on tongue by rattlesnake in Putnam County

A man was taken to the hospital after he was bitten on the tongue by a rattlesnake in Putnam County on Tuesday.

A helicopter took the man to the hospital after he was bitten at Airport Estates Road and Clark Road in Bostwick.

He is in critical condition, according to Putnam County Fire Rescue.

BREAKING | It's unclear what led the rattlesnake to bite the man on the tongue:

Posted by Action News Jax on Tuesday, May 16, 2017