Palace makes frantic call to victim in Philip crash

Oscar Cross
January 21, 2019

The duke reportedly said "I'm such a fool" as he was pulled from his wrecked Freelander on Thursday after it flipped on its side from the impact in the crash in Norfolk.

Despite Buckingham Palace stating that well wishes had been exchanged between Emma and the duke, she said the only person she has heard from is the police family liaison officer.

Prince Philip has been spoken to by the police for not wearing a seatbelt, after he was involved in a auto accident recently.

"I still love him and the Queen", she said.

Miss Fairweather, who turned 46 yesterday, told the Sunday Mirror: 'I love the royals but I've been ignored and rejected and I'm in a lot of pain. "He said 'The Queen and Prince Philip would like to be remembered to you, '" Fairweather said. However, she insisted that it should have been His Royal Highness reaching out instead of Her Majesty as he was the one involved in the auto collision.

Police earlier confirmed that Prince Philip had made contact with the occupants of the other crashed vehicle to exchange "well-wishes".

Philip's questionable driving practices have inspired a wide range of colorful Twitter commentary, including cheeky posts about royal meet and greets, as well as the prince's eye-popping age.

The palace would not reveal which one, but said: 'A full message of support was sent to both the driver and passenger'.


She said the duke - who was found to have "no injuries of concern" after his check-up on Friday morning - asked about the welfare of the people involved in the crash.

Police said the 28-year-old suffered cuts to her knee while the 45-year-old was left with a broken wrist.

Miss Fairweather, of King's Lynn, Norfolk, said she "couldn't stop screaming" as the collision unfolded "in slow motion".

Well-wishers concerned for the Duke of Edinburgh after his crash were among those who greeted the Queen at a Sunday service on her Sandringham Estate. She wouldn't even suggest something like that.

The Prince was pictured in the vehicle driving without a seatbelt near to Sandringham, as was the Queen the day earlier.

Her 75-year-old husband Roy helped the stricken duke out of his vehicle, and he told The Sun Philip was overheard telling police he had been "dazzled by the sun".

The accident happened near the royal residence in Sandringham.

After being made aware of the images, Norfolk Police said "suitable words of advice" had been given to the driver.

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