Image: Runners, bull
A bull and runners are seen during the Festival of San Fermin, in Pamplona, Spain.
updated 7/12/2009 3:28:47 AM ET 2009-07-12T07:28:47

Five runners have been gored and six have received other injuries at a packed weekend running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival.

One man was caught in the chest and legs when a large bull became separated from the pack on the slippery cobblestone streets leading to the bullring.

The bull, a Miura weighing 1,268 pounds (575 kilograms), jerked the bleeding runner upward and then rolled him along the ground in the entrance to the ring.

The sixth running of the bulls was held two days after a 27-year-old man was gored to death, the first such fatality since 1995.

Medical services spokesman Dr. Fernando Boneta says five people suffered gorings, of whom two are in serious condition. Six have bruising and all have been admitted for medical treatment.

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