Prince Philip uninjured in car crash, palace says


Prince Philip was unharmed after he was involved in a car crash Thursday, Buckingham Palace announced

The Duke of Edinburgh, 97, was traveling near the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk when the incident occurred, a palace spokesperson told Fox News. Local police responded to the scene, the spokesperson said.

Prince Philip was attempting to pull out of a driveway when the crash occurred, the BBCreported. Pictures from the scene show his black Range Rover overturned. A witness told the media outlet they helped the royal out of his car.

Two people in the other vehicle involved were treated for minor injuries and Prince Philip was seen by doctor as a precaution, Nicholas Witchell, BBC News’ royal correspondent, said.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip have been staying at the estate since Christmas.

Last fall, the Duke of Edinburgh stepped away from many traditional royal duties. In April, he underwent a hip replacement operation.

Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II have been married since 1947. Elizabeth became queen in 1952, following the death of her father, King George VI.

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