Prince Philip unhurt after car accident

Prince Philip. (Photo: Getty Images)
Prince Philip. (Photo: Getty Images)

Cape Town - The Duke of Edinburgh (97) is unhurt after being involved in a car accident close to the Queen's Sandringham estate in Norfolk on Thursday.

According to The Telegraph Prince Philip was driving the car but was not injured in the collision.

ITV News reports that the accident took place around 15:00.

A palace statement said: "The Duke of Edinburgh was involved in a road traffic accident with another vehicle this afternoon. The Duke was not injured."

"The accident took place close to the Sandringham Estate. Local police attended the scene."