The moment a bull jumps the fence into crowd at Portland rodeo was CRAZY

In a scene that was described as a “crazy night,” a bull scaled a six-foot fence at a rodeo in Portland and sent at least one person to the hospital.

The incident took place Saturday night at the Sisters Rodeo in Portland, OR, a sold-out event that drew 5,500 spectators. The bull was captured on video flipping a woman in the air before trampling her — the woman suffered a leg injury but was released from the hospital in short order, according to KOIN 6.

At least three people were reported injured as the bull ran among attendees — the animal was recaptured within minutes.

“I capture him completely going over the gate and disappearing,” witness Danielle Smithers told the CBS affiliate. “Then there’s this huge pause in the zone he came out of. It seems like people go right back to waving their lights, almost like they’re not really sure what to do.”

(Video Credit: KOIN 6)

Sisters Rodeo spokesman Brian Witt told KOIN 6 News that strict emergency and prevention protocols allowed the bull to be quickly corralled after jumping the fence.

“We were able to open the right gates so that the bull could get out of the spectator area and then it was retained immediately right after that,” Witt said, adding that incidents like this are “extremely rare.”

“You might hear about one a year, in the industry like this,” he said. “But that was a very first.”

Video of the terrifying ordeal was shared on Instagram, with the post noting:

What a crazy night.

With one ride left, a bull jumped the fence and got into the crowd, vendors and bystanders.

Prayers to the person who got hit and flipped. She was moving while EMTs took care of her.

✅️Emergency Personel, we’re on the spot in less than a minute.
✅️They had the bull contained within seconds after this video. Hands up for the pick-up men and cowboys and girls who stopped the craziness.
✅️Sisters’ rodeo could have done nothing to prevent the craziness. A bull jumped a 7 ft fence…

Tom Tillison


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