Monday, 16 February 2015

Photos: Horrific moment U.S. tourist, 20, was gored at Spanish bull run

American Benjamin Miller, 20, (above) was hurt at the Carnaval del Toro festival in Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain

An American man is recovering in the intensive-care unit of a Spanish hospital after a bull gave him the 'biggest goring wound' the doctor who performed emergency surgery on him had ever seen.

Benjamin Miller of Georgia underwent a three-hour operation to repair damage to his thighs, sphincter and back muscles after being tossed and gored by a bull.
The 20-year-old is at a hospital in western Salamanca after being hurt at Ciudad Rodrigo's Carnaval del Toro bullfighting festival yesterday. 

The young man was injured yesterday on the first day of the festival and had to have emergency surgery

More photos after the cut...


Miller of Georgia underwent a three-hour operation to repair damage to his thighs, sphincter and back muscles

Miller was helped by other revelers after being tossed and gored by a bull during the Carnaval del Toro 

A 'world-renowned expert'Surgeon Enrique Crespo was called to operate on Miller 

The youth is recovering from his injuries in the intensive-care unit of a hospital in western Salamanca

Dr Crespo said Miller had the 'biggest goring wound' he'd ever seen. He was rammed through his left thigh 

In addition to Miller, 20, two other people were hurt yesterday including a 41-year-old man from Scotland 

 Ciudad Rodrigo is a small cathedral city close to the Portuguese border that is a popular tourist destination

A man runs in front of a bull during the festival in Ciudad Rodrigo yesterday. Somewhere between 45,000 and 50,000 people were in the city for the event 



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