Rampaging bull horrifically skewers French tourist at Spanish festival

This is the moment a young bull turns on his tormentors and flings a tourist through the air before trampling over him at a Spanish festival.

The Frenchman was watching from a wooden stand while a man with a long stick prodded the beast during the ‘Bous al Carrer’ festival in the town of Calpe, in the Valencia region.

Footage shows the stick-wielding man baiting the horned animal from the relative safety of a raised wooden platform while crowds watch on.

But instead of going for the ringleader, the bull turns and flies down the street towards the unsuspecting tourist. 

The bull tosses the Frenchman into the air after he stepped down into the street from the wooden stand set up in the town of Calpe for the 'Bous al Carrer' festival

The bull tosses the Frenchman into the air after he stepped down into the street from the wooden stand set up in the town of Calpe for the 'Bous al Carrer' festival

The bull tosses the Frenchman into the air after he stepped down into the street from the wooden stand set up in the town of Calpe for the ‘Bous al Carrer’ festival

The raging animal smashes into the tourist at below waist level and sends his body spinning through the air

The raging animal smashes into the tourist at below waist level and sends his body spinning through the air

The raging animal smashes into the tourist at below waist level and sends his body spinning through the air

The bull turns away from the ringleader who is baiting the animal with a wooden stick from a raised platform

The bull turns away from the ringleader who is baiting the animal with a wooden stick from a raised platform

The bull turns away from the ringleader who is baiting the animal with a wooden stick from a raised platform

Its broad head ploughs into the bystander below the waist and he is hurled through the air, his legs appearing to catch on the bull’s horns as he falls to the ground.

Then the rampant bull tramples across his victim while trying to smash him with his horns again as the Frenchman scrambles across the ground.

According to the local council the tourist escaped without serious injury.

The animal attempts to have another go at the tourist with his horns before trampling over his body

The animal attempts to have another go at the tourist with his horns before trampling over his body

The animal attempts to have another go at the tourist with his horns before trampling over his body

The bull runs off after leaving the man crawling across the ground - luckily he escaped with no broken bones

The bull runs off after leaving the man crawling across the ground - luckily he escaped with no broken bones

The bull runs off after leaving the man crawling across the ground – luckily he escaped with no broken bones

He was taken to hospital in the nearby city of Denia where a doctor confirmed he had not broken any bones, the spokeswoman for Calpe council said.

The spokeswoman added: ‘Another injury was reported at the festival on the same day but was not caught on camera.

‘The security measures are fine and no other problem was registered.’

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