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Woman hit by car ploughing into mourners outside Dublin funeral reveals how friend saved her

By January 27, 2009 13 Comments

A woman hit by a car which ploughed into mourners outside a Dublin church has revealed her lucky escape thanks to a friend who pushed her out the way.

Aimee Finegan suffered only minor injuries during the shocking incident which happened in Clondalkin, Dublin today, shortly before 10.30am.

But she says it could have been a lot worse, were it not for her brave friend who shoved her to safety as the vehicle rammed into pedestrians.

The 20-year-old has described the terrifying ordeal where she saw family and friends trapped beneath the car while other injured victims lay strewn on the church grounds.

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Ms Finegan said: “I had just parked my car and went to stand with the rest of the crowd when I heard the car revving and then it flew towards the crowd and didn’t stop until it hit the wall,” she said.

“It was horrible, no one knew what was happening, there was no time to get out of the way. We didn’t think it was going to hit us.

“It was flying at us and there was no time to move.

“It hit me before it hit the wall. I think the tyre hit my foot as I’ve cuts up the back of my leg.

“I was thrown at the railings and my shoes was ripped off – I was lifted off the ground with no shoes on.

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“But one of my friends pushed me out of the way, so I got out lucky,” she said.

“The car was going so fast, it ploughed into the crowd.

“I think there was about 15 people injured and I’m in no way the worst of them.

“I saw about two or three people under the car. I saw one of them in hospital and he has broken bones in his leg and a broken collar bone, so he’ll need surgery.

“I injured my hip and foot and can’t really lift my leg. The doctors at the hospital said it’s all soft tissue damage,” she added.

A witness to the collision said they “heard screaming” and “everyone started running”.

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