Doctors give the Duke of Edinburgh the all-clear

Mail Online | 6/10/1921 | Martin Robinson, Chief Reporter;Tim Stickings For Mailonline
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Prince Philip has been given the all-clear after his car smash near Sandringham, Buckingham Palace announced tonight.

The Duke of Edinburgh visited hospital in King's Lynn after the 97-year-old's Land Rover was struck by a Kia carrying a nine-month-old baby and its mother on a 60mph A-road on Thursday.

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The 28-year-old Kia driver injured her knee while a passenger, 45, broke her wrist but Buckingham Palace said tonight that Philip had suffered 'no injuries of concern'.

Today Philip visited Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn - named after the Queen Mother rather than his wife - and has now returned to Sandringham.

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Police were today investigating the smash as it was revealed the Queen's husband was able to walk over and ask them: 'Is everyone else alright?'.

Barrister Roy Warne pulled Prince Philip, 97, from the wreckage of his Land Rover and said the royal told officers he had been 'dazzled by the sun' before the collision near the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk at 2.45pm yesterday.

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Norfolk Police told MailOnline today they are treating the crash like any other road traffic collision, meaning they are likely to question the Duke once he is recovered.

A force spokesman said: 'The incident will be investigated and any appropriate action taken'.

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Buckingham Palace has confirmed Philip has an up to date driving licence, renewed every three years since he was 70, but it is still unclear if and when he took his test.

The Queen will be 'very annoyed' with her husband, according to royal expert Ingrid Seward, and Prince Charles said recently he was 'always worried' about his father's determination to keep driving well into his nineties.

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If Philip was at fault for the smash he could be prosecuted for driving without due care and attention - but could avoid court by surrendering his driving...
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