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#Lucky Escape

# lucky-escape - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Valentino Rossi has lucky escape from frightening MotoGP crash
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# Left Shaken

Valentino Rossi has lucky escape from frightening MotoGP crash

Aug 16th 2020, 2:41 PM 24,438 Views 5 Comments

Franco Morbidelli and Johann Zarco were involved in the incident, while Andrea Dovizioso won the race in Austria.

# lucky-escape - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Garda escapes injury after patrol car bursts into flames on Clare motorway
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Garda escapes injury after patrol car bursts into flames on Clare motorway

Dec 21st 2019, 1:29 PM 49,141 Views 34 Comments

It’s understood the garda heard a bang which was followed by a burst of flames while travelling on the M18.

# lucky-escape - Monday 26 August, 2019

Two-time Olympic champion lucky to escape head-on collision with bus
# Kenya
# Kenya

Two-time Olympic champion lucky to escape head-on collision with bus

Aug 26th 2019, 12:34 PM 8,629 Views 1 Comment

David Rudisha was involved in a serious accident on Saturday night but escaped unharmed.

# lucky-escape - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

'Increíble' - Young Mexican footballer scores one of the luckiest penalties we've seen
# Good Fortune
# Good Fortune

'Increíble' - Young Mexican footballer scores one of the luckiest penalties we've seen

Apr 10th 2019, 5:41 PM 15,358 Views 12 Comments

The Chivas U17s player appeared to have missed the spot-kick after crashing his shot off the crossbar.

# lucky-escape - Monday 5 November, 2018

'The blood alcohol test was negative': Toulon set the record straight over Savea car crash
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# Lucky Escape

'The blood alcohol test was negative': Toulon set the record straight over Savea car crash

Nov 5th 2018, 9:47 PM 10,964 Views 1 Comment

The All Black winger fell asleep behind the wheel of the car he was driving on Saturday night.

# lucky-escape - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Family lucky to be alive as mother fell onto tracks with baby as tube approached
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Family lucky to be alive as mother fell onto tracks with baby as tube approached

Sep 8th 2018, 1:56 PM 26,670 Views 19 Comments

The woman was pushing her child in the buggy along while looking up at the information board.

# lucky-escape - Friday 31 August, 2018

Ericsson walks away unscathed after 220 mph crash in Italian Grand Prix practice round
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# Lucky Escape

Ericsson walks away unscathed after 220 mph crash in Italian Grand Prix practice round

Aug 31st 2018, 5:05 PM 4,574 Views 6 Comments

Marcus Ericsson’s Sauber flipped and crashed against the barriers during his first lap at Monza.

# lucky-escape - Friday 13 April, 2018

'We were not at the races': Wenger admits Arsenal were on the ropes against CSKA
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# Lucky Escape

'We were not at the races': Wenger admits Arsenal were on the ropes against CSKA

Apr 13th 2018, 6:00 AM 4,365 Views 2 Comments

The Gunners produced a late salvo to advance.

# lucky-escape - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Troy Deeney facing no disciplinary action for middle-finger gesture to Chelsea fans
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# Lucky Escape

Troy Deeney facing no disciplinary action for middle-finger gesture to Chelsea fans

Feb 7th 2018, 9:34 PM 5,128 Views 19 Comments

The Watford striker will not be punished for raising his middle finger towards Blues fans while celebrating a goal.

# lucky-escape - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Turkish plane comes just metres from skidding into the sea
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Turkish plane comes just metres from skidding into the sea

Jan 14th 2018, 12:58 PM 53,615 Views 24 Comments

There were no injuries.

# lucky-escape - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Two people rescued after becoming lost in the foggy darkness of Achill Island last night
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Two people rescued after becoming lost in the foggy darkness of Achill Island last night

Dec 23rd 2017, 12:13 PM 14,647 Views 15 Comments

Achill Coast Guard doesn’t think the pair would have survived the night otherwise.

# lucky-escape - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Celtic qualify for Europa League despite slipping to Anderlecht defeat
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# Lucky Escape

Celtic qualify for Europa League despite slipping to Anderlecht defeat

Dec 5th 2017, 10:01 PM 5,842 Views 44 Comments

Jozo Simunoviv’s own goal separated the sides in Glasgow.

# lucky-escape - Friday 24 November, 2017

Late Trimble try rescues unconvincing Ulster from Italian heartbreak
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# Lucky Escape

Late Trimble try rescues unconvincing Ulster from Italian heartbreak

Nov 24th 2017, 9:47 PM 8,994 Views 9 Comments

The visiting Benetton side were forced to undergo a rushed warm-up after the team bus was in a minor crash before the game.

# lucky-escape - Friday 6 October, 2017

Toddler rescued after being trapped in Swiss Alps crevice for 12 hours
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Toddler rescued after being trapped in Swiss Alps crevice for 12 hours

Oct 6th 2017, 9:27 PM 20,571 Views 19 Comments

The girl fell into a deep crevice during a family hike in the Swiss Alps.

# lucky-escape - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'I was just really concerned for my kids': Irishman in Texas evacuated from house in boat
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# HURRICANE HARVEY

'I was just really concerned for my kids': Irishman in Texas evacuated from house in boat

Aug 30th 2017, 10:37 PM 12,125 Views 12 Comments

The full horrors of the monster storm Hurricane Harvey began emerging today.

# lucky-escape - Monday 28 August, 2017

Scottish international 'recovering at home' after being rescued from a river
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# Lucky Escape

Scottish international 'recovering at home' after being rescued from a river

Aug 28th 2017, 12:39 PM 7,407 Views 3 Comments

Gary Mackay-Steven had been on a night out in Glasgow.

# lucky-escape - Thursday 10 August, 2017

8-month-old in New York survived 3 days in a plastic bag after mother abandoned her
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# Attempted Murder

8-month-old in New York survived 3 days in a plastic bag after mother abandoned her

Aug 10th 2017, 2:05 PM 36,745 Views 44 Comments

The girl’s mother, who is 17, faces charges of attempted murder.

# lucky-escape - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

CCTV footage shows man hit by bus in England escape without serious injuries
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CCTV footage shows man hit by bus in England escape without serious injuries

Jun 27th 2017, 4:50 PM 22,542 Views 28 Comments

The man was crossing the street on Saturday morning when he was struck by the bus.

# lucky-escape - Monday 26 June, 2017

14-year-old girl caught by bystanders after falling 25 feet from amusement park ride
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14-year-old girl caught by bystanders after falling 25 feet from amusement park ride

Jun 26th 2017, 9:34 AM 38,598 Views 17 Comments

The ride at Six Flags amusement park in upstate New York has since been declared safe.

# lucky-escape - Monday 19 June, 2017

Gardaí to the rescue after dog found locked inside car in today's soaring temperatures
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Gardaí to the rescue after dog found locked inside car in today's soaring temperatures

Jun 19th 2017, 8:35 PM 44,434 Views 58 Comments

“Never lock animals in cars,” the gardaí warned.

# lucky-escape - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Watch: All the goals from Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Austria
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# Lucky Escape

Watch: All the goals from Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Austria

Jun 11th 2017, 7:25 PM 16,046 Views 21 Comments

Meanwhile, Shane Duffy had a goal disallowed.

# lucky-escape - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Lucky break for Poulter as he gets to keep his PGA Tour card after all
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# Lucky Escape

Lucky break for Poulter as he gets to keep his PGA Tour card after all

Apr 30th 2017, 9:51 AM 9,082 Views 1 Comment

The English golfer thought he had lost his playing rights for 2018, but a rules change has worked in his favour.

# lucky-escape - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Fire crews free boy after he got his hand trapped inside a cinema seat
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Fire crews free boy after he got his hand trapped inside a cinema seat

Apr 19th 2017, 5:48 PM 20,127 Views 18 Comments

The boy had been going to see the new Smurfs film with his family.

# lucky-escape - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Dortmund's Bartra has operation on broken bone after being hit by blast debris
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Dortmund's Bartra has operation on broken bone after being hit by blast debris

Apr 12th 2017, 7:30 AM 9,120 Views 9 Comments

Goalkeeper Roman Burki has described what happened and given some information on team-mate Marc Bartra.

# lucky-escape - Monday 27 February, 2017

Louis Walsh's brother crash lands helicopter safely in New Jersey
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Louis Walsh's brother crash lands helicopter safely in New Jersey

Feb 27th 2017, 10:10 PM 29,556 Views 15 Comments

The incident happened at Chatham in the US state last Friday.

# lucky-escape - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Olympic sprinter Ellington surprised to be alive after 'horrific accident' in Spain
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# Lucky Escape

Olympic sprinter Ellington surprised to be alive after 'horrific accident' in Spain

Jan 18th 2017, 9:59 PM 6,672 Views 2 Comments

The Team GB athlete is recovering in hospital.

# lucky-escape - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Cyclist escapes with her life after truck crushes her bike
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Cyclist escapes with her life after truck crushes her bike

Nov 23rd 2016, 3:07 PM 35,946 Views 61 Comments

The incident happened at the corner of Summerhill Parade at 8.45am.

# lucky-escape - Friday 26 August, 2016

Billionaire Richard Branson thought he was going to die after falling off his bike
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Billionaire Richard Branson thought he was going to die after falling off his bike

Aug 26th 2016, 4:33 PM 37,479 Views 100 Comments

He shared photos of his injuries today.

# lucky-escape - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Dublin bike ends up under taxi in city centre collision
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Dublin bike ends up under taxi in city centre collision

Aug 7th 2016, 12:31 PM 39,109 Views 94 Comments

The cyclist was thrown clear from the collision but still received injuries to their leg.

# lucky-escape - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Gardaí rescue 14 puppies from boot of car at Dublin Port
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Gardaí rescue 14 puppies from boot of car at Dublin Port

Aug 3rd 2016, 6:35 PM 19,699 Views 51 Comments

The pups were set to be smuggled out of the country without pet passports or valid travel documents.

# lucky-escape - Friday 29 July, 2016

Somehow nobody was injured in this crash in Dublin
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Somehow nobody was injured in this crash in Dublin

Jul 29th 2016, 4:32 PM 43,728 Views 18 Comments

The two-car collision occurred on Hearse Road in Donabate, north County Dublin at around 10.30am yesterday morning.

# lucky-escape - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

4-year-old who was 'internally decapitated' in horrific crash to make a full recovery
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4-year-old who was 'internally decapitated' in horrific crash to make a full recovery

Jun 8th 2016, 3:50 PM 34,520 Views 16 Comments

The quick thinking of a passerby may have saved the young boy’s life.

# lucky-escape - Thursday 2 June, 2016

'I was lucky I wasn't disqualified' - Djokovic on racquet that nearly hit official
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# Quite A Racquet

'I was lucky I wasn't disqualified' - Djokovic on racquet that nearly hit official

Jun 2nd 2016, 4:02 PM 6,253 Views 1 Comment

But the world number one made light work of Tomas Berdych to book a semi-final spot against rising Austrian star Dominic Thiem.

# lucky-escape - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Pilot escapes injury after plane crash on Tory Island
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Pilot escapes injury after plane crash on Tory Island

May 10th 2016, 8:21 PM 14,138 Views 16 Comments

A spokesperson for The Air Accident Investigations Unit confirmed that it is investigating the circumstances surrounding the event.

# lucky-escape - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

'I can't put my family through that again' - Nick Blackwell retires from boxing
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# Calling In Quits

'I can't put my family through that again' - Nick Blackwell retires from boxing

Apr 19th 2016, 12:00 PM 27,699 Views 16 Comments

But the British fighter insists there are ‘no hard feelings’ towards Chris Eubank Jr following the bout that ended his career.

# lucky-escape - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

American woman, 72, survives desert after writing 'Help' with sticks and rocks
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American woman, 72, survives desert after writing 'Help' with sticks and rocks

Apr 13th 2016, 1:11 PM 10,572 Views 18 Comments

She survived by drinking pond water and eating plants.

# lucky-escape - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Fernando Alonso somehow walked away from this horrifying, high-speed crash unharmed
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Fernando Alonso somehow walked away from this horrifying, high-speed crash unharmed

Mar 20th 2016, 10:00 AM 9,938 Views 8 Comments

The Spaniard admitted afterwards that he was lucky to be alive.

# lucky-escape - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Ellie Goulding nearly drowned after driving over frozen lake in Norway
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Ellie Goulding nearly drowned after driving over frozen lake in Norway

Jan 26th 2016, 8:42 AM 37,121 Views 40 Comments

She had to escape through the roof of her vehicle.

# lucky-escape - Monday 4 January, 2016

German international lost all his holiday possessions in Dubai hotel fire
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German international lost all his holiday possessions in Dubai hotel fire

Jan 4th 2016, 1:30 PM 10,299 Views 7 Comments

Ron-Robert Zieler’s room at The Address hotel was gutted on New Year’s Eve.

# lucky-escape - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Homeless man 'lucky to be alive' after being thrown into rubbish truck
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Homeless man 'lucky to be alive' after being thrown into rubbish truck

Dec 10th 2015, 6:08 AM 11,412 Views 12 Comments

He went through two compaction cycles.

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