Dramatic video: Wild bull jumps fence into rodeo crowd

To view this site, you need to have Flash Player 9.0.115 or later installed. Click here to get the latest Flash player.

February 26, 2011, 8:46 pm
SHARE THIS POST
Print Article



(NECN/ANN CONNER) - Having front-row seats for a rodeo sounds like a pretty exciting time. But a North Carolina couple wasn't prepared for their experience. 

The husband and wife were charged by a high-jumping bull!

It happened at the Old Ford Fire Department Rodeo in Williamston. Rodeo workers were trying to round up the bull after a rider fell off, but the bull had other ideas.

Video shows the bull jumping over a five-foot fence and into the stands... and then back out again. Butch Trimnal pushed his wife out of the bull's way, but they both were injured. They were able to drive themselves to the hospital.

Officials at the venue offered the couple assistance with their medical bills, and unlimited tickets to any future events.

As for the bull, he wasn't injured and was used again later in the show.

Tags: north carolina, video, crowd, bull, jump, dramatic video, rodeo, stands, Williamston
RELATED STORIES
COMMENTS
A tornado touched down in Chelsea and Revere, carving a 2-mile path of destruction
Divers were able to free the boat Tuesday morning; all passengers will receive compensation
More than 60 buildings were damaged; no serious injuries reported