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Prince Philip visits hospital after Norfolk crash

Prince Philip's car being made ready for recovery after he was involved in a crash on the A149 at Babingley, near King’s Lynn. Photo: Chris Bishop

Prince Philip's car being made ready for recovery after he was involved in a crash on the A149 at Babingley, near King’s Lynn. Photo: Chris Bishop

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Buckingham Palace has said that the Duke of Edinburgh visited hospital after he was involved in a car crash near the Sandringham estate.

Media gather at the roadside of the A149 at Babingley where the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip,  had an accident. Photo: Emily PrinceMedia gather at the roadside of the A149 at Babingley where the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, had an accident. Photo: Emily Prince

Prince Philip underwent a precautionary check-up this morning which confirmed he had “no injuries of concern” after his car overturned on the A149 at Babingley near King’s Lynn.

A statement from Buckingham Palace this evening said: “On doctor’s advice, The Duke of Edinburgh visited the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn this morning for a precautionary check-up.

“This confirmed His Royal Highness had no injuries of concern.

“The Duke has returned to Sandringham.”

Prince Philip visited Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn this morning. Photo: Ian BurtPrince Philip visited Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn this morning. Photo: Ian Burt

The Duke has also made contact with the driver and passenger of the other car, who were injured, and “best wishes” have been exchanged.


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