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Prince Philip contacts the two women injured in Sandringham car crash to express ‘well-wishes’

The Duke of Edinburgh has privately made contact with the two women injured in Thursday’s car crash at Sandringham.

A 28-year-old driver and 45-year-old passenger were travelling in their Kia when it collided with Prince Philip’s Land Rover.

Following the incident, the 97-year-old Duke expressed concern for the occupants of the Kia, which was also carrying a nine-month-old baby who was uninjured.

A Buckingham Palace spokesperson said: “Contact has been made privately with the passengers in the other car and well-wishes exchanged.”

The driver of the Kia suffered cuts to her knee while the passenger sustained a broken wrist.

Both women were treated at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn and were discharged later that night.

It has also been revealed that The Queen’s husband visited the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Friday morning for a precautionary check-up.

A Buckingham Palace spokesman said: “On Doctor’s advice, The Duke of Edinburgh visited the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn this morning for a precautionary check-up.

“This confirmed His Royal Highness had no injuries of concern. The Duke has returned to Sandringham.”

On Thursday evening, the palace said the 97-year-old was uninjured in the incident.

However, tonight’s statement reveals that Prince Philip was hurt, but these injuries are not concerning.

The Duke’s Land Rover collided with a Kia just outside of the Sandringham Estate on Thursday afternoon.

Such was the impact of the crash, the 97-year-old’s car overturned in the road.

Prince Philip is currently resting at Sandringham House alongside The Queen.

Both the Duke of Edinburgh and driver of the Kia were breathalysed, with both readings coming back as negative.