Boy, seven, is airlifted to hospital with horrific stomach injuries and broken ribs after 500kg bull jumps a fence and ATTACKS him
- Young boy attacked by 500kg bull that jumped the fence and stomped on him
- Seven-year-old was with family in Geraldine, New Zealand on Sunday afternoon
- He was transferred to Christchurch Hospital with abdominal and rib injuries
A young boy has been left with life-threatening injuries after a 500kg bull jumped a fence and attacked him.
The seven-year-old boy was attacked on Sunday afternoon while with his family in Geraldine, in the Canterbury region of New Zealand’s South Island.
The boy suffered abdominal injuries and multiple fractured ribs after the bull jumped over the fence of its enclosure and stomped on him.
The 500kg bull jumped the fence and attacked the seven-year-old boy who was with family in the Canterbury region of New Zealand’s South Island on Sunday afternoon
A spokesperson from the Canterbury West Coast Air Rescue said the young boy had been flown to Christchurch Hospital.
Ambulance service St John attended an ‘animal incident’ in Geraldine at about 12:35pm and transferred one patient to hospital in a serious condition.