Firefighters: Man thrown from bull, trampled at Cave Creek bar

Posted at 7:28 PM, Apr 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-09 01:54:32-04

 A man was flown to the hospital after being bucked off a bull at a Cave Creek bar.

Authorities were called to Outlaw Annie's, near Cave Creek and School House roads, Saturday night after receiving reports of an injured bull rider. 

According to a Rural Metro Fire Department spokesperson, an 18-year-old man was participating in a bull riding event when he was thrown off and trampled by the animal.

He was breathing but unconscious when first responders arrived at the bar, but was alert and awake while being airlifted to a local hospital for treatment.

He was taken to the hospital and an update on his current condition hasn't been provided, officials said.

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