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Prince Philip ‘shocked and shaken’ after car crash

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LONDON AFP Jan18, 2019-   Queen Elizabeth II’s 97-year-old husband Prince Philip was shocked and shaken”after being involved in a car accident that left his Land Rover flipped on its side, a witness reportedly said.   

The duke emerged unharmed but two people in another car were injured in the crash that occurred Thursday when the duke was driving near the Sandringham Estate, according to police and Buckingham Palace.   Norfolk Police said two women, the driver and passenger of a Kia -- required hospital treatment but were later discharged. It would not confirm reports that a baby was also in the car.   

The BBC reported that Prince Philip’s vehicle turned on its side after pulling out of a Sandringham driveway onto a main road and colliding with the Kia.   Witness Roy Warne, 75, told The Sun newspaper that the Prince was pulled from the wreckage ”but shocked and shaken”.   “I saw the car flip,”he said, adding that he rushed to help free the driver before he realised it was Prince Philip”. 

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