Prince Philip Involved In Car Crash. Here’s What We Know


Philip and the Queen have been staying at their Sandringham residence about 112 miles away from London, since the Christmas holiday. "Stiff joints or weak muscles also can make it harder to move quickly", the NIH cautions. But she has strict rules for fan interaction during her outings - and even avoids shaking hands with fans. If you're finding life without a auto tough and causing you to feel down, talk to a family member, friend or your GP'. "You wouldn't have thought that anybody would have got out of that auto the way they did, and for it to be him, you know, was insane".

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Warne was driving home from hospital with his wife, Victoria, when he witnessed "the Duke's auto careering, tumbling across the road".

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When authorities arrived to the scene at around 3 p.m. local time, the drivers were given breath tests following police policy and to check for signs of intoxication while driving.

Philip contacted the driver and passenger privately following the accident on Thursday, and Buckingham Palace said the duke underwent another medical examination, this time at hospital, as a precaution following doctor's advice.

It has also been revealed that The Queen's husband visited the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Friday morning for a precautionary check-up.

While statistics from the Royal Automobile Club Foundation suggest that elderly driving licence holders have fewer deaths and injuries, the U.S.

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Buckingham Palace said Philip, 97, was checked by a doctor after the accident and determined to be fine.

The BBC's royals correspondent Nicholas Witchell said two people in the other auto were treated for minor injuries.

"It was an astonishing escape for everyone", said Roy Warne, 75, who pulled the prince from the wreckage. But fortunately the injuries were very light.

"People could have been killed".

The crash, between Prince Philip's Landrover and a Kia, has brought the national spotlight to West Norfolk over the past couple of days.

"He was obviously shaken, and then he went and asked if everyone else was all right", said Mr Warne.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

Police said they "are aware of the public interest in this case", but declined Friday to speculate on the cause of the collision.