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Britain's Prince Philip unhurt after crash

A view of the scene of car crash involving Prince Philip on A149 in Sandringham, Norfolk, Britain. Queen Elizabeth's 97-year-old husband was recovering at the couple's home in eastern England on Friday after escaping without injury when his car flipped over following a crash with another vehicle.   DYLAN BAILEY/via REUTERS

A view of the scene of car crash involving Prince Philip on A149 in Sandringham, Norfolk, Britain. Queen Elizabeth's 97-year-old husband was recovering at the couple's home in eastern England on Friday after escaping without injury when his car...more

A view of the scene of car crash involving Prince Philip on A149 in Sandringham, Norfolk, Britain. Queen Elizabeth's 97-year-old husband was recovering at the couple's home in eastern England on Friday after escaping without injury when his car flipped over following a crash with another vehicle. DYLAN BAILEY/via REUTERS
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Philip was at the wheel of his Land Rover when it collided with another car on a road close to the royals' Sandringham private residence in Norfolk on Thursday afternoon, 
Buckingham Palace said.      
REUTERS/Chris Radburn

Philip was at the wheel of his Land Rover when it collided with another car on a road close to the royals' Sandringham private residence in Norfolk on Thursday afternoon, Buckingham Palace said. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

Philip was at the wheel of his Land Rover when it collided with another car on a road close to the royals' Sandringham private residence in Norfolk on Thursday afternoon, Buckingham Palace said. REUTERS/Chris Radburn
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While the woman driver and a female passenger in the other car which also had a baby on board needed hospital treatment for minor injuries, Philip was unhurt, although shaken.   
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While the woman driver and a female passenger in the other car which also had a baby on board needed hospital treatment for minor injuries, Philip was unhurt, although shaken. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

While the woman driver and a female passenger in the other car which also had a baby on board needed hospital treatment for minor injuries, Philip was unhurt, although shaken. REUTERS/Chris Radburn
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Witnesses told media the accident had occurred when Philip was pulling out of a driveway onto a main road, with pictures from the scene showing Philip's Land Rover overturned on the side of the road.   

REUTERS/Chris Radburn

Witnesses told media the accident had occurred when Philip was pulling out of a driveway onto a main road, with pictures from the scene showing Philip's Land Rover overturned on the side of the road. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

Witnesses told media the accident had occurred when Philip was pulling out of a driveway onto a main road, with pictures from the scene showing Philip's Land Rover overturned on the side of the road. REUTERS/Chris Radburn
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Police said both drivers involved in the accident had been breath tested but neither were over the alcohol limit. Coincidentally, local councillors were due to meet on Friday to discuss safety concerns and lower speed limits on the road where the accident took place.   

REUTERS/Chris Radburn

Police said both drivers involved in the accident had been breath tested but neither were over the alcohol limit. Coincidentally, local councillors were due to meet on Friday to discuss safety concerns and lower speed limits on the road where the...more

Police said both drivers involved in the accident had been breath tested but neither were over the alcohol limit. Coincidentally, local councillors were due to meet on Friday to discuss safety concerns and lower speed limits on the road where the accident took place. REUTERS/Chris Radburn
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Philip retired from public life in 2017, although he still occasionally appears alongside his 92-year-old wife at official engagements.   REUTERS/Chris Radburn

Philip retired from public life in 2017, although he still occasionally appears alongside his 92-year-old wife at official engagements. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

Philip retired from public life in 2017, although he still occasionally appears alongside his 92-year-old wife at official engagements. REUTERS/Chris Radburn
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Although he missed the traditional church service on Christmas Day last month, the former naval officer is said to be in good health and had a successful hip replacement surgery last year.    
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Although he missed the traditional church service on Christmas Day last month, the former naval officer is said to be in good health and had a successful hip replacement surgery last year. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

Although he missed the traditional church service on Christmas Day last month, the former naval officer is said to be in good health and had a successful hip replacement surgery last year. REUTERS/Chris Radburn
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Royal commentators said Philip, who married Elizabeth in 1947 and has been by her side throughout her record-breaking 66-year reign, would be loathe to give up being behind the wheel of a car. There is no legal age in Britain to stop driving, but after 70 people must renew their licence every three years.   REUTERS/Chris Radburn

Royal commentators said Philip, who married Elizabeth in 1947 and has been by her side throughout her record-breaking 66-year reign, would be loathe to give up being behind the wheel of a car. There is no legal age in Britain to stop driving, but...more

Royal commentators said Philip, who married Elizabeth in 1947 and has been by her side throughout her record-breaking 66-year reign, would be loathe to give up being behind the wheel of a car. There is no legal age in Britain to stop driving, but after 70 people must renew their licence every three years. REUTERS/Chris Radburn
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Debris is seen at the scene where Britain's Prince Philip was involved in a traffic accident, near the Sandringham estate in eastern England, Britain, January 18, 2019.  
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Debris is seen at the scene where Britain's Prince Philip was involved in a traffic accident, near the Sandringham estate in eastern England, Britain, January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

Debris is seen at the scene where Britain's Prince Philip was involved in a traffic accident, near the Sandringham estate in eastern England, Britain, January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Radburn
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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."      
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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...more

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." REUTERS/Geoff Pugh/Pool
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