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UK's Prince Philip surrenders driving license following crash

IANS  |  London 

UK's has surrendered his driving license, the Palace announced, weeks after the 97-year-old was involved in a that left a woman injured.

"After careful consideration, the has taken the decision to voluntarily surrender his driving licence," the Palace said in a statement on Saturday.

sent their investigation of the crash to (CPS), which is considering whether to bring charges against over the crash last month, reports

A CPS said they would "review each file carefully before a decision is made" and will take into account that surrendered his license.

A driven by Philip, the husband of Elizabeth II, collided with another car on a public road near the Queen's Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England, last month.

The later apologised to Emma Fairweather, who suffered a broken arm in the collision, blaming the crash on sunlight that obscured his view and admitting he was "shaken" by the incident.

He was also criticised after he was pictured driving on a public road without a seat belt just 48 hours after the crash.

famously drove FORMER US and First Lady from their helicopter on a visit to the UK in 2016, with the in the back seat.



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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 10:12 IST