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Rampaging bull jumps over a fence in California rodeo injuring at least six

Moment a wild bull jumps a fence and through crowds in the middle of a California rodeo injuring at least six

  • Footage from the rodeo shows a bull shaking off his rider before leaping over the enclosure and into the crowd, leaving six people injured after his escape.
  • The bull fled the ring at the Redding Rodeo on Friday night, but was soon captured.
  • “Getting hit by a bull was an experience,” said 15-year-old Jordan Greco.

This is the terrifying moment a wild bull jumps a barrier and charges into a California crowd at a rodeo gone wrong.

The bull escaped Friday night during the Redding Rodeo bull riding event, striking six people and sending a woman to the hospital.

Footage shows the bull shaking its rider before leaping over the enclosure, through the VIP area and into the car park, with people getting out of the way.

Audience members screamed as the bull forced his way through the crowd as rodeo workers watched in horror.

Footage shows the bull shedding his rider before jumping over the enclosure fence and into the crowd, with people moving out of the way.  The bull escaped from the Redding rodeo Friday night, hitting six people when it jumped the wall near the Sundial Bridge and sending a woman to the hospital.

Footage shows the bull shedding his rider before jumping over the enclosure fence and into the crowd, with people moving out of the way. The bull escaped from the Redding rodeo Friday night, hitting six people when it jumped the wall near the Sundial Bridge and sending a woman to the hospital.

Audience members screamed as the bull rampaged through the crowd as rodeo workers looked on in horror.

Audience members screamed as the bull forced his way through the crowd as rodeo workers looked on in horror. The rodeo announcer activated the emergency response plan when the bull escaped, and the Rodeo Association statement says first responders rushed to the scene to treat the injured.

The incident occurred on the third day of the annual four-day rodeo.

“Getting hit by a bull was an experience,” Jordan Greco, 15, told the Redding Log Reflector.

“To be honest, I didn’t feel it at the time because my adrenaline was pumping and I had to make split-second decisions.”

The bull’s horn severed his leg as the animal ran through the VIP section of the arena. He was waiting in line to use the restroom after finishing his shift when the bull jumped over the enclosure and charged at him.

Four people were treated by emergency medical personnel and left before police could contact them, Redding Police Corporal Aaron Hollemon said.

“The people who were injured were bystanders in the stands, as well as people on the Sundial Bridge, at both locations,” Hollemon said.

I know that at least one person was injured in the Sundial Bridge area. I don’t know if the other five were in the stands. I don’t know exactly what the collapse was.

The rodeo announcer activated the emergency response plan when the bull escaped, and the Rodeo Association statement says first responders rushed to the scene to treat the injured.

The rodeo announcer activated the emergency response plan when the bull escaped, and the Rodeo Association statement says first responders rushed to the scene to treat the injured.

The animal was eventually captured near the Sundial Bridge, before being placed in a trailer and returned to its ranch.

“I’m stressed,” said Braedon Jones, a 16-year-old Enterprise FFA sophomore who was 15 yards away from his friend Greco when he was hit.

‘We were working perfectly fine before that happened. (Greco) had to call me because he was close and I didn’t realize he got hit. I saw the bull run.

The animal was eventually captured near the Sundial Bridge, before being placed in a trailer and returned to its ranch.

Saturday night’s final rodeo will go ahead as planned, the Rodeo Association said.

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