Beau Schroeder recovering after bull riding accident

Wrangler's National Finals Rodeo Champion and China native Beau Schroeder is recovering in a Las Vegas hospital after a bad bull riding accident. The accident happened Sunday during the Fort Mohave Classic Extreme Bulls event.

According to the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, Schroeder suffered two collapsed lungs and a torn trachea. 

He has undergone surgery to repair the trachea and will have a tube in his neck for 6 weeks. He will be unable to speak.

He was able to send 12News a text and told us he's recovering and appreciates the support from Southeast Texas. 


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