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Prince Philip Will Not Face Charges After Car Crash

Updated On 15 Feb, 2019 Published On

No run-in with the law! Prince Philip will not be facing charges in the car accident he had in Sandringham last month, the Crown Prosecution Service confirmed.

Chief Crown Prosecutor Chris Long confirmed this news by releasing a statement on the government site regarding the car crash on Thursday, February 14.

Chris said, "The CPS has carefully reviewed material submitted by the police in relation to a traffic collision on the A149 on 17 January this year".

The statement continued,

We took into account all of the circumstances in this case, including the level of culpability, the age of the driver and the surrender of the driving license. We have decided that it would not be in the public interest to prosecute. All those involved in the collision have been informed and provided with a full explanation in writing.

The Duke of Edinburgh, who surrendered his driving license a few days ago, involved in an accident after his SUV collided with a woman named Emma Fairweather's Kia. The tragic incident left two women injured.

Emma, who had broken her wrist, underwent surgery. Following the two-vehicle collision, Philip releasing a note on January 26 to apologize to Emma.

Just two days after getting involved in the accident, Duke of Edinburgh was seen driving his car with no seatbelt on.

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