They were 'fortunate' (enough) to escape injury when their car crashed. = It was 'fortunate' that they escaped injury when their car crashed.
We're 'fortunate' in having these opportunities. = We're 'fortunate' to have these opportunities.
We should try to help others who are less 'fortunate' than ourselves.
(..) storing up a heap of trouble for itself. Now, seeing as I can't convince you to work with my administration in an official capacity inside the White House, I feel damn fortunate to have someone as statesmanlike as you leading the movement. And I want you to go on leading it. No one else. (..)2014 Selma