Prince Philip Involved in Car Crash Near Sandringham
By Desiree Murphy
Prince Philip was involved in a two-vehicle crash on Thursday.
"The Duke of Edinburgh was involved in a road traffic accident with another vehicle this afternoon," a spokesperson from Buckingham Palace confirmed to ET. "The Duke was not injured. The accident took place close to the Sandringham Estate. Local police attended the scene."
Additionally, CNN royal correspondent Max Foster also reported via Twitter that Prince Philip, 97, was the one driving his vehicle, a Range Rover, on a public road.
Source: 97-year-old Prince Philip was driving, it was a Range Rover and on a public road. A doctor saw him at Sandringham after the accident and gave him the all-clear. The Queen is with him. https://t.co/E0m0nmQmDG
Pictures from the scene reveal what is allegedly the Duke's vehicle on its side with the airbags deployed, and another vehicle in a ditch. BBC News shared footage from the scene, which you can see below:
Sky News reports that although Prince Philip was not injured, he saw a doctor as a precaution. The outlet also reports that Prince Philip and the female driver of the other vehicle, a Kia, were breathalyzed as part of police policy, with both tests coming out negative.
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