Video:Bull Attacks Traffic Cop

Video:Bull Attacks Traffic Cop

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BRAILA, ROMANIA -

A traffic cop in Romania was attacked by a bull while standing in the middle of the intersection Wednesday afternoon.

The 600-pound bull charged into the officer while he was directing traffic in the middle of a busy intersection.

The bull apparently escaped a neighboring village farm near Braila and wandered unexpectedly to the center of town.

Many residents surrounded the bull by huddling together to get it under control.

Once veterinarians arrived at the scene, the bull was tranquilized and eventually taken away.

The officer who was patrolling is alive and in recovery at a nearby hospital.

Police are now investigating how the bull managed to escape to prevent future incidents.

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