Debris from Prince Philip crash being sold on eBay for £65,000
PUBLISHED: 08:22 24 January 2019 | UPDATED: 13:23 24 January 2019
An eBay seller is claiming to have harvested debris from the crash involving Prince Philip last week - and it is selling for more than £65,000.
The Duke of Edinburgh, 97, was involved in a collision with another car, a Kia, on the A149 near Babingley near King’s Lynn on Thursday. His Freelander overturned in the incident and came to rest on the driver’s side.
Both the Duke and the other driver involved were breathalysed at the scene but Norfolk police confirmed this was standard procedure.
The Duke was uninjured in the crash but was said to be “very shaken”.
The driver of the Kia, a 28-year-old woman, received cuts to her knee and the second passenger, a 45-year-old woman, suffered a broken wrist.
Both women were treated at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn and were discharged.
A nine-month old baby boy had been in their car at the time.
eBay seller morphius777 has an auction running for the next five days, selling ‘Prince Philip Crash Car Parts’, with 100pc of the proceeds going to Cancer Research UK.
The seller added the parts ‘may even have Philip’s DNA on them, if you wanted to clone him or anything’.
After the sale began being reported, the seller added: “These items are not stolen, they have been left at the roadside for way too long.
“It amazes me that they weren’t cleaned up on the day. “So, as opportunists do, I tidied them up.
“There’s no financial gain in this for me, ALL proceeds going to charity. ALL OF THEM. Its a bit of fun, and Cancer Research get to benefit.”
-The listing has since been removed by eBay. A spokesperson said: “This listing has been removed in line with our policy relating to the sale of any item that seeks to profit from human suffering or tragedy.”
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