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UK's Prince Philip, 97, escapes unhurt after road crash near royal estate

Local police attended the scene, it added.

UK's Prince Philip, 97, escapes unhurt after road crash near royal estate

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth`s husband, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, 97, was involved in a traffic accident on Thursday near the Sandringham estate in eastern England, Buckingham Palace said. He was not hurt.

"The Duke of Edinburgh was involved in a road traffic accident with another vehicle this afternoon," it said in a statement. "The Duke was not injured. The accident took place close to the Sandringham Estate."

Local police attended the scene, it added.

The BBC reported that Philip was driving a Range Rover and that the vehicle landed on its side after a collision. It quoted a witness as saying the Duke was very shaken.