January 18, 2019 / 5:56 PM / a month ago

Prince Philip, 97, has hospital check-up after road crash

LONDON (Reuters) - The husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, 97, visited hospital for a precautionary check-up on Friday after being involved in a car crash the previous day, Buckingham Palace said.

“On doctor’s advice, The Duke of Edinburgh visited the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn (eastern England) this morning for a precautionary check-up,” the palace said in a statement. “This confirmed His Royal Highness had no injuries of concern.”

He had now returned to the Sandringham estate nearby where he and the Queen have been staying.

Reporting by Stephen Addison; Editing by Catherine Evans

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