MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. (SNN) - An Amazon delivery driver is in serious condition after being bit by an Eastern Diamond Back Rattlesnake on the job in Palm City Monday evening.

The snake was coiled up near a front door.

It happened in the Highland Reserve Community. The driver walked to the door, put the package down and was struck by the snake. She immediately became ill and called out for help. She was transported to a hospital where she is in very serious condition.

Easter Diamondbacks are highly venomous snakes and are very common to this area.