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.