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Rescuers save two people out of truck dangling from bridge over 100ft deep gorge in Idaho
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Rescuers save two people out of truck dangling from bridge over 100ft deep gorge in Idaho

Mar 16th 2021, 7:22 PM 32,561 Views 5 Comments

The only thing keeping the 2004 Ford pick-up from falling was a set of “safety chains” attached to a camper trailer.

Valentino Rossi has lucky escape from frightening MotoGP crash
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Valentino Rossi has lucky escape from frightening MotoGP crash

Aug 16th 2020, 2:41 PM 24,474 Views 6 Comments

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

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 49,144 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Aug 26th 2019, 12:34 PM 8,634 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Apr 10th 2019, 5:41 PM 15,367 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Nov 5th 2018, 9:47 PM 10,968 Views 1 Comment

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

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 26,671 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Aug 31st 2018, 5:05 PM 4,578 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Apr 13th 2018, 6:00 AM 4,369 Views 2 Comments

The Gunners produced a late salvo to advance.

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

Feb 7th 2018, 9:34 PM 5,130 Views 19 Comments

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

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 53,616 Views 24 Comments

There were no injuries.

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 14,655 Views 15 Comments

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

Celtic qualify for Europa League despite slipping to Anderlecht defeat
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Celtic qualify for Europa League despite slipping to Anderlecht defeat

Dec 5th 2017, 10:01 PM 5,844 Views 44 Comments

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

Late Trimble try rescues unconvincing Ulster from Italian heartbreak
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Late Trimble try rescues unconvincing Ulster from Italian heartbreak

Nov 24th 2017, 9:47 PM 9,001 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.

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 20,576 Views 19 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 28th 2017, 12:39 PM 7,411 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Aug 10th 2017, 2:05 PM 36,749 Views 44 Comments

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

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 22,546 Views 28 Comments

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

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 38,619 Views 17 Comments

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

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 44,436 Views 58 Comments

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

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

Jun 11th 2017, 7:25 PM 16,049 Views 22 Comments

Meanwhile, Shane Duffy had a goal disallowed.

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

Apr 30th 2017, 9:51 AM 9,083 Views 1 Comment

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

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 20,128 Views 18 Comments

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

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 9,122 Views 9 Comments

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

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 29,582 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Jan 18th 2017, 9:59 PM 6,678 Views 2 Comments

The Team GB athlete is recovering in hospital.

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 35,957 Views 59 Comments

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

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 37,678 Views 100 Comments

He shared photos of his injuries today.

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 39,117 Views 94 Comments

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

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 19,716 Views 51 Comments

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

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 43,761 Views 18 Comments

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

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 34,552 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Jun 2nd 2016, 4:02 PM 6,259 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.

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 14,139 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Apr 19th 2016, 12:00 PM 27,706 Views 16 Comments

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

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 10,576 Views 18 Comments

She survived by drinking pond water and eating plants.

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 9,939 Views 8 Comments

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

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 37,126 Views 40 Comments

She had to escape through the roof of her vehicle.

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 10,301 Views 7 Comments

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

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