Buckingham Palace has introduced that Prince Philip, 97, has given up his licence.
A press release from the palace stated, “After cautious consideration The Duke of Edinburgh has taken the choice to voluntarily give up his driving licence.”
Norfolk Police, who had been investigating the crash additionally launched an announcement confirming that Prince Philip “voluntarily surrendered his licence to officers.”
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In addition they added that the “file for the collision has been handed to the Crown Prosecution Service for his or her consideration.”
On Jan. 17, Prince Philip pulled out onto a busy street in his Land Rover the place he collided with a Kia pushed by a girl, 28, who had a 9-month-old child within the again. They had been shockingly comparatively unharmed however the different passenger, Emma Fairweather, 45, suffered a damaged wrist.
Two days after the accident, Prince Philip was photographed driving once more with no seatbelt. The Norfolk Police ensured the general public that gave the duke “given appropriate phrases of recommendation.”
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Queen Elizabeth, 92, nonetheless drives having first realized from the military. She can also be recognized for not carrying a seatbelt and is the one particular person in the UK who isn’t required to have a driving licence.