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 Ba

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 - Credit: Chris Bishop

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, h

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

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

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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