Prince Philip ‘very shocked and shaken’ after car crash near Sandringham Estate 

Prince Philip 'very shocked and shaken' after car crash near Sandringham Estate 

The Duke of Edinburgh has been involved in a car crash near to the Sandringham Estate. The Duke, 97, was driving the car but was not injured in the collision.

Norfolk Police and ambulance crews attended the scene, on the A149 on Thursday afternoon, with two people in one of the vehicles suffering minor injuries. 

The BBC reports that the Duke had been pulling out of a driveway and onto the main road, with an eyewitness claiming that his Land Rover had overturned onto the driver’s side.

“The eyewitnesses said they helped the duke out of the vehicle. He was conscious but ‘very, very shocked’ and shaken,” it said.

The Duke has been examined by a doctor at Sandringham, where he has been staying with the Queen over the Christmas period. 

The royal car and one other vehicle was taken away from the scene by recovery truck, with police at the scene.

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