A bull rider was airlifted from the Harford County Farm Fair Sunday after being trampled by a bull during a rodeo, according to local EMS officials.
The injury occurred at approximately 3 p.m., according to a social media posting by the Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association, when the rider was stepped on by a bull and suffered severe facial injuries. The rider was taken by medevac to a regional trauma center, where he was listed in serious condition Sunday afternoon.
By Monday morning, he had been upgraded to stable condition, according to the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company, which cited Farm Fair officials. The man suffered a broken jaw and broken sternum, they reported.
The incident marred the farm fair’s rodeo event, scheduled for 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday and organized by 3S Bucking Bulls of York, Pa.