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Prince Philip Involved In Car Crash Near His Home

Matt Holyoak - CameraPress / KLFM 96.7

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and the Queen’s husband, was involved in a car crash Thursday while driving near one of his estates.

The 97-year-old royal, who was behind the wheel of a Range Rover during the crash, is reportedly unharmed.

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Philip was treated by a doctor at Sandringham.Northern Ireland Office - Wikimedia

Buckingham Palace reported that the crash near the Queen’s Sandringham estate involved a second vehicle, and that police responded at the scene.

Eyewitnesses described the duke turning out of a driveway onto a road when he crashed. Bystanders who pulled him from the overturned car say he was alert but "very, very shocked" by the accident.

It’s unclear if Philip was alone in the car during the accident.

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An image from the scene shows the duke's overturned Range Rover.KLFM 96.7

Norfolk police say that two people from the second vehicle were treated for minor injuries.

The palace reports the duke has been treated by a doctor at Sandringham out of an abundance of caution.

While Philip seems to be doing well, the Archbishop of York shared a prayer in support of the duke on Twitter.

Philip retired from public life in 2017, after attending more than 20,000 public engagements since 1952.

[H/T: BBC News, NBC News]

We're keeping Prince Philip in our thoughts after this scary accident!

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