Prince Philip in vehicle crash while driving near Sandringham Estate

19 January, 2019, 00:43 | Author: Courtney Perry
  • Prince Philip was involved in the crash on Thursday afternoon More

"Amazing", said a passersby who stopped to help.

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.

CTV News Royal commentator Richard Berthelsen says there has been "concern" over Prince Philip continuing to drive in his advanced years.

Kate Williams, a royal historian, said it would be a blow to Philip if the incident ended his driving days.

"As is standard procedure with injury collisions, the incident will be investigated and any appropriate action taken", police in Norfolk said.

Despite being aged 97 and having had a hip replacement operation past year, Philip appears to have no lasting problems following the crash.

Actress and comedienne Kathy Burke was angered by Prince Philip for getting behind-the-wheel at 97.

Sandringham Estate is the Queen's private country residence in Norfolk, England.

He drove Barack Obama and his wife Michelle to lunch at Windsor Castle during their state visit to Britain in 2016, prompting the former U.S. president to remark: "I have to say I have never been driven by a Duke of Edinburgh before, but I can report it was very smooth riding".

Eyewitnesses have said that the auto overturned.

Born a prince of Greece and Denmark, he married then princess Elizabeth on November 20, 1947 at Westminster Abbey in London. He had a pilots license and continued flying privately until 1997, when he took his last flight at the age of 76.

King said auto insurers' risk profiles increased for over-75s, partly because drivers tended to be more frail and suffered more serious injuries. He famously chauffeured President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama during their 2016 State Visit.

Buckingham Palace calculated that the duke, who retired from public life in August 2017, completed 22,219 solo engagements since 1952. A Washington Post article at the time recounted how the prince was at a reception with the queen when a guest told him that he was sorry to hear that the royal was standing down.

He also claimed that at one point: "I looked down and had the prince's blood on my hands".

It was a classic Philip response.

The spokeswoman would not comment on who Philip's passenger was but it is likely the Duke was travelling with his close protection officer.

Nick Lloyd, the acting head of road safety for the organisation, said: "The experience developed by older drivers over a lifetime of driving helps them anticipate and cope with hazardous situations".

"I've no idea. You know where I am?"



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