Prince Philip involved in car crash near royal estate

PRINCE Philip has miraculously escaped uninjured after his Range Rover was involved in a crash near the Royal Family’s Sandringham Estate.

Buckingham Palace confirmed the 97-year-old was behind the wheel of the vehicle when it was involved in the accident with another car.

“The Duke of Edinburgh was involved in a road traffic accident with another vehicle this afternoon,” a spokesperson for the palace said in a statement.


“The Duke was not injured.”

Local police also confirmed that officers were called to the A149 at Sandringham today after a Landrover and Kia were involved in a collision.

“The male driver of the Landrover was uninjured. The female driver of the Kia suffered cuts while the female passenger sustained an arm injury, both requiring hospital treatment,” Norfolk Police said.

“We can confirm both casualties from the Kia have been treated at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn and have since been discharged.”

Police said they breath tested both drivers at the scene, who returned negative readings.

“It is force policy to breath test drivers involved in collisions,” they said.

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