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Thursday 9 February 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Accident

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# Accident
Irish man and girlfriend killed in dune buggy accident in Qatar
Tributes have been paid to Eamonn Morgan and his girlfriend Charlotte Sant.
# Accident
Irish jockey Eddie Creighton in induced coma after fall
The incident occurred at Warrnambool racecourse in Australia on Saturday.
# Oops
US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident
The Republican governor said drugs, and not gun control, may be the real issue here.
# kilkelly
Young man killed in workplace accident at Mayo quarry
It happened at around 10am this morning.
# bravery
Coma survivor who fell off 20ft balcony says he owes his life to paramedic who saved him
Oisin Merritt said he tries every day to stay positive.
# Tuam
A 55-year-old man has died in a road accident in Galway
The accident happened at Cloonmore, near Tuam, at 2.20 am this morning.
# alton towers
Alton Towers apologises for 'devastating' crash that left four people with 'significant' injuries
A number of rollercoasters have been closed as a result.
'The flame of rugby flickers on' - Tributes pour in for legend Jerry Collins
The 34-year-old former All Black lost his life this morning in the south of France.
# the smiler
One man, three teenagers seriously injured after collision on Alton Towers rollercoaster
A moving carriage hit a stationary one.
# Search
At least five dead after cruise ship with 458 on board capsizes
Footage showed rescue workers tapping on the ship’s hull, part of which remained above water, with some holding welding gear.
# amazing
Paralysed three years ago, Jack Kavanagh is about to embark on the original American road trip
“When you put your mind to it, you can achieve anything – that’s what all this is about.”
# Accident
The US military accidentally shipped live anthrax around the country
The Pentagon and health officials said the incident posed no threat to public health.
# Russia
Woman accidentally shoots herself in the head while taking a selfie
The 21-year-old Russian woman was posing with a 9mm handgun left behind by a security guard at her Moscow office.
# serious incident
Two dead and 20 injured in train collision in Germany
The incident happened earlier today near Ibbenburen in northwest Germany.
# Train Crash
Philadelphia train deliberately sped up prior to crash
Attention has now turned to the train’s engineer Brandon Bostian. The Amtrak train was travelling at 100mph on a curve when the accident occurred.
# Pakistan
Ambassadors of Norway and Philippines killed in helicopter crash
The aircraft carrying them has crashed into a school in northern Pakistan.
# Accident
Six-year-old boy seriously injured after being hit by bus
Gardaí are appealing for information.
# Crash
Crossing gates held open with a mobile phone charger led to a train hitting an An Post van
The An Post worker was seriously injured.
# Tralee
Seven-year-old airlifted to hospital after rally accident
A two year old was also taken to hospital.
# London
Man fighting for his life after being hit in head by Tube train
Warning: This post contains graphic details some readers may find distressing.
# north road
Toddler in serious condition after hit and run in Phoenix Park
A 24-year-old man has been arrested.
The moment a kid realises he has shot his computer monitor will fill you with nerves
That wasn’t supposed to happen.
# Meath
Man killed in car crash in Co. Meath overnight
The 25-year-old’s car hit a tree just outside Kingscourt at 12.30am this morning.
# Gardaí
Car crashes into emergency department of University Hospital Waterford
The car crashed in to the entrance yesterday evening.
# kelly the giraffe
And you thought going to the dentist was traumatic...
Kelly – a 14-yera-old female giraffe from Blair Drummond Safari Park near Stirling in Scotland – had to be sedated for the procedure to take place.
# Road Deaths
Two fatal road crashes within 24 hours - in Sligo and in Co Cork
A man in his 80s died in the Sligo crash. In Cork, a woman in her 30s was killed when her car collided with an SUV.
# a warning
I had to live for two years without a forehead - all because of one tiny mistake
Gráinne wants to help prevent other people going through the same trauma.
# one of those days
Lorry tries to make it under low bridge: Doesn't make it
The incident happend this morning in Portarlington, Co Laois.
# Cork
This 90-year-old man was was ignored as he lay injured on a Cork street
Con Coughlan misjudged the height of the path where a new bike lane has recently been installed.
# Interview
‘Doctors told me I’d never walk again. Now I’m competing for a place at the Paralympics’
Irish showjumper Emma Cahill suffered a life-altering accident four years ago.
# helpful chaps
Shopper 'mistakenly drops' cocaine while in the supermarket
The incident occurred at Super Dollar in the State of Virginia.
# Blackrock
Motorcyclist killed after colliding with parked car in Dublin
The man was brought to St Vincent’s Hospital but was pronounced dead a short time after.
# Co Kerry
Man (24) dies after car collides with wall
The incident occurred last night.
# bruce jenner
Bruce Jenner involved in car accident that leaves one woman dead
Jenner was unharmed in the accident.
# farm safety
Farm deaths: "Do we ban all over-65s from the farm? Of course not"
A group representing farmers said that farm deaths cannot be compared to other sectors.
# Gunshot
Man critical after being shot at fast food restaurant
A separate shooting incident in the city saw a man shot in both kneecaps.
# ninja skills
Motorcyclist gets hit by a car, miraculously lands on his feet
# portnoo
Man (66) in critical condition following Donegal workplace accident
The incident happened yesterday at Portnoo.
# Athy
"A desperate tragedy": Shock in Co Kildare as four young women killed in road crash
The women were aged between 19 and 20 years old, and were from Carlow and Athy. Three others were injured.
# Northbound
There was a truck on fire on the M50 this morning
The incident occurred northbound near J5 Finglas.