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Prince Phillip Involved In A Car Crash Near Sandringham Estate

Buckingham Palace has confirmed the Queen's husband Prince Phillip was involved in a car accident outside Norfolk's Sandringham Estate.

The Duke of Edinburgh, 97, was not injured in the crash and was reportedly driving the vehicle when it occurred.

"The Duke of Edinburgh was involved in a road traffic accident with another vehicle this afternoon," a statement from Buckingham Palace said.

Prince Phillip was behind the wheel of the vehicle when it crashed. Image: Twitter/KL.FM 96.7.

"The Duke was not injured. The accident took place close to the Sandringham Estate. Local police attended the scene."

According to the BBC, the Duke was driving a range rover and was pulling out of a driveway when the crash occurred. Eyewitnesses told the BBC the car the duke was driving was overturned.

Police were called to the scene of the crash at about 3 pm local time.

The Duke was not injured in the accident. Image: Getty Images.

Sky News reports Prince Phillip was seen by a doctor shortly after the accident and is in good health.

Prince Phillip, who retried from public life in August 2017, has been staying at Sandringham Estate with the Queen since Christmas.

Featured Image: Getty Images/ Reuters. 

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