In Spain, the leg of a bullfighter has been impaled by a horn. The incident occurred in the countries capital, Madrid when a matador who was identified as Roman Collado tried to kill a bull in front of a cheering crowd.
However, he miscalculated the movement of the bull resulting in the animal to impale him with its horn.
In a video that was posted on the internet, the 26-year-old can be seen facing moving a red cape in one hand in order to distract the bull while in his other hand, he had sword which he intended to use in finishing off the animal.
However, things quickly went south when the bull rammed into the matador goring into his left thigh.
Next, the bull began to trash around throwing the bullfighter flying into the air and crashing some few feet away. It took the intervention of the arenas assistant to distract the bull and carry Collado out of the arena. He was administered emergency care and subsequently rushed to the hospital.
According to reports, the accident tore through a major artery in his leg and left a 12 inch wound on the matador’s thigh for which he has undergone two surgeries.
It is still unknown if the matador will lose his leg due to the extensive injuries but he is expected to recover. However, the erring bull was not so lucky. It died shortly after the encounter.