Dayton Daily News

Prince Philip gives up driver’s license


Prince Philip is putting down the car keys at age 97. Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, gave up his driver’s license, according to a statement released on behalf of the royal family Saturday, a month after a collision on a rural road north of London raised questions about his abilities behind the wheel.

The prince was involved in a crash on Jan. 17 near the royal family’s Sandringha­m estate in Norfolk, about 100 miles north of London. His Land Rover SUV overturned after colliding with another vehicle.

The driver and a passenger of the other car suffered minor injuries; the prince and a 9-month-old boy in the other vehicle were unharmed.

Norfolk police confirmed that Philip had handed over his license to their office and,

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from United States