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Prince Philip, 97, involved in car accident near Sandringham

<a href="https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrities/prince-philip/">Prince Philip</a> was involved in a car accident near Sandringham Estate in England on Thursday, January 17. <a href="https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/celebrity-injuries-201335/"> Celebrity Injuries </a> A spokesperson for Buckingham Palace said in a statement to&nbsp;Us Weekly that the Duke of Edinburgh, 97, “was not injured” in the two-car collision. “Local police attended the scene,” the spokesperson added. <a href="https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-46912691">BBC News</a> reported that&nbsp;Philip was pulling his Range Rover out of a driveway and onto the A149 road when the accident happened.&nbsp;Eyewitnesses told the outlet that Philip’s SUV overturned, and he was&nbsp;conscious but shocked and shaken.&nbsp;Two people in the other vehicle were reportedly treated for minor injuries. Philip, who married&nbsp;<a href="https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrities/queen-elizabeth/">Queen Elizabeth II</a> in 1947, has largely stayed out of the spotlight since <a href="https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/prince-philip-to-retire-from-attending-public-royal-engagements-w480622/">retiring from public duties</a> in April 2017 after completing&nbsp;22,219 solo engagements since 1952. <a href="https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/celebrity-health-scares-20111110/"> Celebrity Health Scares </a> “His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh has decided that he will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year. In taking this decision, The Duke has the full support of The Queen,” read a statement from Buckingham Palace at the time, which noted that the prince “may still choose to attend certain public events from time to time.” Philip <a href="https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/prince-philip-recovering-after-successful-hip-replacement-surgery/">underwent a successful hip replacement surgery</a> in April 2018. He remained at the King Edward VII Hospital in London for several days, but <a href="https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/prince-philip-attends-royal-wedding-after-hip-surgery-photo/">attended his grandson</a> <a href="https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrities/prince-harry/">Prince Harry</a>’s wedding to <a href="https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrities/meghan-markle/">Duchess Meghan</a> the following month.

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