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Sunday 23rd February 2014

Homeless Man’s miracle escape after he was almost crushed to death in bin lorry

  Jonathan Green, 38, Daniel McMahon, 25, and Fintan Reilly, 23,  were shocked to discover the Irishman, aged in his 30s, in their compactor at 7.50am on Hardwicke Street, Dublin.

Recycling bin he was sheltering in was emptied into a collection truck

A recycling bin he was sheltering in was emptied into a collection truck when one of a three-man crew spotted a hand.

Fintan Reilly said: “It happened so fast, I just acted instantly.

“We shut off the machine and got him out of there, we were talking to him and making sure that he was breathing and that he was OK.

“I don’t even want to think about what could have happened.

“We just got him out of there before it gets to the worst case scenario.

“I was a…

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