Prince Philip Voluntarily Gives Up Driving Following Crash

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The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, has voluntarily given up his driving licence following a crash.

The 97-year-old was involved in an incident, which left two injured, last month.

The royal’s Land Rover Freelander landed on its side after colliding with another car, a Kia.

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As reported by CNN, Buckingham Palace announced the news today (February 9) in a short statement which read:

After careful consideration The Duke of Edinburgh has taken the decision to voluntarily surrender his driving licence.

Passenger, 46-year-old Emma Fairweather, has previously called for the royal to give up his licence.

Fairweather, who broke her wrist in the accident, told ITV’s This Morning:

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