Prince Philip involved in car crash

The Duke of Edinburgh has been involved in a road accident while driving close to the Sandringham Estate.

Thursday, 17th January 2019, 6:05 pm
Updated Friday, 18th January 2019, 12:39 am
The Duke of Edinburgh who has been involved in a road traffic accident close to the Sandringham Estate but was not injured, Buckingham Palace said. Picture: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

Philip, 97, was not injured in the crash on Thursday afternoon, Buckingham Palace said.

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The Duke of Edinburgh who has been involved in a road traffic accident close to the Sandringham Estate but was not injured, Buckingham Palace said. Picture: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

Norfolk Police said officers were called to the Sandringham Estate shortly before 3pm '˜following reports of a collision involving two cars'.

A spokesman added that police and ambulance crews attended and two people in one of the vehicles suffered minor injuries.

The palace said the duke was seen later by a doctor as a precaution and confirmed he was not injured.