Woman injured in Prince Philip crash to undergo surgery

Emma Fairweather was interviewed on This Morning earlier this month about being a victim in Prince P

Emma Fairweather was interviewed on This Morning earlier this month about being a victim in Prince Philip's crash. Photo: ITV - Credit: Archant

The Norfolk woman who suffered a broken wrist as a passenger in a crash with the Duke of Edinburgh's Land Rover needs surgery to fix it.

Emma Fairweather, 46, received a letter of apology from Prince Philip last week, but is yet to recover from the accident.

The mum-of-two described the news that she will need a titanium plate to repair the damage to her wrist as a 'huge setback'.

The operation will take place at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn under general anaesthetic, and Ms Fairweather has been signed off her work as a support worker until April.

Speaking to The Sunday Mirror, she said: 'This has completely knocked me. It feels the last three weeks of pain and recovery have been pointless as I now have to start all over again. It's like groundhog day.


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'I want him to know the full effect this is having on my life. I've never had surgery before and I'll have this titanium plate for life.'

Ms Fairweather is pursuing a personal injury claim against 97-year-old Prince Philip.

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