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Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Lucky Escape

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# Lucky Escape
American woman, 72, survives desert after writing 'Help' with sticks and rocks
She survived by drinking pond water and eating plants.
# Lucky Escape
Fernando Alonso somehow walked away from this horrifying, high-speed crash unharmed
The Spaniard admitted afterwards that he was lucky to be alive.
# Goodness Gracious
Ellie Goulding nearly drowned after driving over frozen lake in Norway
She had to escape through the roof of her vehicle.
# Lucky Escape
German international lost all his holiday possessions in Dubai hotel fire
Ron-Robert Zieler’s room at The Address hotel was gutted on New Year’s Eve.
# California
Homeless man 'lucky to be alive' after being thrown into rubbish truck
He went through two compaction cycles.
# Lucky Escape
Morgan Freeman in emergency plane landing
Thankfully the actor escaped without injury.
# Lucky Escape
'She was trembling': Blind cow rescued from River Suir
It’s likely she had been in the water since yesterday.
# appeal
Man flagged down by hitch-hikers ends up being hijacked
The man picked up the two men in the early hours of this morning.
# Lucky Escape
Watch the dramatic moment a freight train smashed into a limo
Don’t worry, no one was injured.
# Kansas
Dramatic video shows toddler rescued from scorching hot car
The two-year-old was saved from the car in temperatures of 101 degrees Fahrenheit.
# Lucky Escape
'Thanks for not eating me': Shark survivor surfer hails 'warrior' mate who came to his rescue
The 34-year-old three-time world champion fought off a large shark during the final heat of a world tour event at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province on Sunday.
# Lucky Escape
Somehow, nobody was seriously hurt following this horror crash at Daytona
And the driver only had a couple of bruises.
# ich bein ein hungover
'Drunk Irishman' goes for a sleep on Berlin railway tracks, wakes up to massive bill
That’ll hurt in the morning.
# Lucky Escape
Billboard fell off wall and onto woman
The woman was pinned to the ground from her waist down.
# Lucky Escape
Two bags of bombs were left near army base in residential area
The bags were left by a fence and were set to explode at 11.35pm last night.
# Lucky Escape
WATCH: A skydiver survived this terrifying landing
# must watch
VIDEO: Bus swallowed by massive sinkhole, carried away on flooded river
The passengers were unharmed.
# Lucky Escape
A 15 foot drop into a roadside fence ... but no-one was injured in this nasty-looking crash
The driver and passenger were both wearing their seatbelts, gardaí said.
# Lucky Escape
Seagull gets killed by cricket ball, resurrects and receives standing ovation
Miracles do happen.
# missing plane
Daughter of Indonesian pilot begs "Papa come home, I still need Papa"
It’s feared the AirAsia jet may be at the bottom of the sea.
# Lucky Escape
British Olympians robbed at knife point during training visit to Rio ahead of 2016 games
Both athletes were left shaken but unharmed after the incident.
# Lucky Escape
Peruvian footballer struck by lightning during match survives despite reports suggesting he had died
A linesman was also injured in the freak accident.
# puppy stuck
Family saves puppy with jug stuck on its head for two months
Puppy in a bucket, I know, I know, it’s serious.
# Lucky Escape
Shocking crash photo is stark warning of dangers on the roads
The driver is in hospital and was “inches away” from a head injury.
# Lucky Escape
Heart-stopping footage of a train ploughing into an 18-wheeler stuck on the tracks
Luckily nobody was killed in the accident.
# Lucky Escape
Spectators miraculously avoid injury after dangerous rally crash
Incredibly, nobody was hurt at the Jolly Rally in Italy over the weekend.
# Out of control
'Shocked' boaters rescued in Cobh after motor-craft crashes at Titanic Bar
The men were thrown from their vessel after hitting a buoy. The boat then sped away from the scene and crashed into the shore.
# Lucky Escape
Couple in their 80s hospitalised after car crashes into river
It happened at a bridge over the Boyle River in Roscommon at around 2pm this afternoon.
# Luck of the Irish
Irish woman run over by three New York subway trains, walks away with a broken shoulder
The 22-year-old managed to roll between the tracks.
# Lucky Escape
Someone tried to kill these Peregrine Falcons by feeding them poisoned pigeons
It is believed that someone made a deliberate attempt to kill the birds – the public is being asked to help protect the peregrines.
# Lucky Escape
Pilot ejects before marine jet crashes into California neighbourhood
Despite crashing into a housing estate and exploding, no one was injured in the incident.
# Lucky Escape
Germany's World Cup preparations shook as two players involved in car crash
Luckily, both Benedikt Howedes and Julian Draxler came away from the incident unhurt.
# Lucky Escape
Yikes! Thankfully, no-one was hurt when this massive boulder smashed through an Italian farmyard
That’s settled it. We’re never leaving the country again.
# Lucky Escape
Ossie Ardiles and Ricky Villa involved in car crash in the Falklands
Ardiles needed more than 20 stitches while his former Spurs and Argentina team-mate was a passenger in the car, according to reports.
# Lucky Escape
After 3 days stuck in a frozen drainpipe, this cat has a nice warm home
Piper was ‘muddy, emaciated and hypothermic’. But he made it!
# Ouch
Watch BASE jumper slam into cliff in stomach-churning video
Some people do this for fun.
# miracle dog
Dog survives 90km ride stuck in bumper after being hit by car
The pooch named Victory is now looking for a new home.
# aaaargh
The luckiest scooter rider in the world
Wait for it…
# oh deer
Deer's incredible escape from car caught on camera
That’s a clean pair of hooves.
# Near miss
Miracle escape from speeding train caught on CCTV
Watch the nail-biting near miss in Brisbane.