WATCH: Rodeo Bull Escapes Arena; Spectators Hospitalized


SISTERS, OR — Four people were injured, and two were rushed to the hospital in Sisters, Oregon, on Saturday night when a bull hopped the fence and into the crowd at the Sisters Rodeo. The incident happened just before 10 p.m.

As the video shows below, a bull jumped the fence in the rodeo arena, ran through the rodeo grounds, and ended up near the livestock pens. In the process, the bull tossed one woman into the air and ran over another individual. A spectator in the crowd captured the entire event on video. Watch that below:

"I capture him completely going over the gate and disappearing," Danielle Smithers told KOIN 6, a local news organization out of Portland, Oregon. "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."

The two taken to the hospital were treated for minor injuries but have been released.

Back in the 1960s, a bull weighed 1500 lbs; today, bulls are closer to 2000 lbs. Needless to say, that 6-foot arena railing proved to be no match for an animal made out of pure muscle. The San Angelo Rodeo is one of the biggest Rodeos the great state of Texas has to offer. This latest incident stresses the importance of adequate arenas to watch these rodeos.

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