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#Lucky Escape

From TheJournal.ie Man flagged down by hitch-hikers ends up being hijacked 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.

From TheJournal.ie Watch the dramatic moment a freight train smashed into a limo Lucky Escape This post contains videos

Watch the dramatic moment a freight train smashed into a limo

Don’t worry, no one was injured.

From TheJournal.ie Dramatic video shows toddler rescued from scorching hot car 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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Thanks for not eating me': Shark survivor surfer hails 'warrior' mate who came to his rescue 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.

From The42 Somehow, nobody was seriously hurt following this horror crash at Daytona Lucky Escape

Somehow, nobody was seriously hurt following this horror crash at Daytona

And the driver only had a couple of bruises.

From TheJournal.ie 'Drunk Irishman' goes for a sleep on Berlin railway tracks, wakes up to massive bill Ich Bein Ein Hungover
From TheJournal.ie Billboard fell off wall and onto woman Lucky Escape

Billboard fell off wall and onto woman

The woman was pinned to the ground from her waist down.

From TheJournal.ie Two bags of bombs were left near army base in residential area 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.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: A skydiver survived this terrifying landing Lucky Escape
From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Bus swallowed by massive sinkhole, carried away on flooded river Must Watch This post contains videos

VIDEO: Bus swallowed by massive sinkhole, carried away on flooded river

The passengers were unharmed.

From TheJournal.ie A 15 foot drop into a roadside fence ... but no-one was injured in this nasty-looking crash 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, gardaĆ­ said.

From The42 Seagull gets killed by cricket ball, resurrects and receives standing ovation Lucky Escape
From TheJournal.ie Daughter of Indonesian pilot begs "Papa come home, I still need Papa" 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.

From The42 British Olympians robbed at knife point during training visit to Rio ahead of 2016 games 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.

From The42 Peruvian footballer struck by lightning during match survives despite reports suggesting he had died 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.

Family saves puppy with jug stuck on its head for two months

Puppy in a bucket, I know, I know, it’s serious.

From TheJournal.ie Shocking crash photo is stark warning of dangers on the roads 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.

Heart-stopping footage of a train ploughing into an 18-wheeler stuck on the tracks

Luckily nobody was killed in the accident.

From The42 Spectators miraculously avoid injury after dangerous rally crash Lucky Escape

Spectators miraculously avoid injury after dangerous rally crash

Incredibly, nobody was hurt at the Jolly Rally in Italy over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie 'Shocked' boaters rescued in Cobh after motor-craft crashes at Titanic Bar 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.

From TheJournal.ie Couple in their 80s hospitalised after car crashes into river 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.

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman run over by three New York subway trains, walks away with a broken shoulder 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.

From TheJournal.ie Someone tried to kill these Peregrine Falcons by feeding them poisoned pigeons 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.

From TheJournal.ie Pilot ejects before marine jet crashes into California neighbourhood 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.

From The42 Germany's World Cup preparations shook as two players involved in car crash 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.

From TheJournal.ie Yikes! Thankfully, no-one was hurt when this massive boulder smashed through an Italian farmyard 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.

From The42 Ossie Ardiles and Ricky Villa involved in car crash in the Falklands 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.

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!

Watch BASE jumper slam into cliff in stomach-churning video

Some people do this for fun.

Dog survives 90km ride stuck in bumper after being hit by car

The pooch named Victory is now looking for a new home.

The luckiest scooter rider in the world

Wait for it…

Deer's incredible escape from car caught on camera

That’s a clean pair of hooves.

Miracle escape from speeding train caught on CCTV

Watch the nail-biting near miss in Brisbane.

From TheJournal.ie Parked car totally flattened by runaway lorry, nobody hurt Lucky Escape

Parked car totally flattened by runaway lorry, nobody hurt

The truck also crashed into a house in Utah – but the occupants were all in another room.

Giant boulder almost crushes car in dashcam video

Heart-stopping footage of a landslide.

From TheJournal.ie Video: Girl in lucky escape after being bitten by SeaWorld dolphin Ouch This post contains videos

Video: Girl in lucky escape after being bitten by SeaWorld dolphin

The eight-year-old girl was feeding the dolphins when one of them bit her hand.

Nailbiter of the Day: Ducks crossing a five-lane motorway DUCK FOR COVER This post contains videos

Nailbiter of the Day: Ducks crossing a five-lane motorway

This was one lucky escape for a mother duck and her flock of baby ducklings.

VIDEO: Phew, that was a close one... Lucky Escape This post contains videos

VIDEO: Phew, that was a close one...

I can’t look!: Driver on motorway can do little but wait for a massive truck to hit him… But he’s okay.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: 65-year-old woman pulled alive from rubble after factory blast Lucky Escape This post contains videos

WATCH: 65-year-old woman pulled alive from rubble after factory blast

The woman had been trapped for 31 hours after the building collapsed in a gas explosion.

2011's top 7 lucky escapes Review 2011 This post contains videos

2011's top 7 lucky escapes

There were numerous lucky people this year who escaped from car crashes, plummeting helicopters, speeding trains and more. We have some of the most jaw-dropping videos here.