LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth’s husband, Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh, 97, was involved in a traffic accident on Thursday near the Sandringham estate in eastern England, Buckingham Palace said. He was not hurt.
“The Duke of Edinburgh was involved in a road traffic accident with another vehicle this afternoon,” it said in a statement.
“The Duke was not injured. The accident took place close to the Sandringham Estate.”
Local police attended the scene, it added.
The BBC reported that Philip was driving a Range Rover and that the vehicle landed on its side after a collision. It quoted a witness as saying the Duke was very shaken.
(Reporting by Stephen Addison; editing by Andrew MacAskill)
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