Britain’s Prince Philip cautioned by police over seat belt, two days after accident

LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth’s 97-year-old husband Prince Philip got a notice from police after he was shot apparently driving without a seat belt, only two days after he was associated with an accident while at the wheel.

Newspapers indicated pictures of Philip driving a substitution Land Rover on Saturday at the royals’ Sandringham residence in Norfolk. He didn’t give off an impression of being utilizing a safety belt while traveling on a public street.

“We are aware of the photographs,” a police spokesman said. “Suitable words of advice have been given to the driver and this is in line with our standard response when being made aware of our receiving such images showing this type of offence.”

On Thursday, Philip got away without damage when his car flipped over after an accident with another vehicle near Sandringham.

Philip was safe, albeit shaken in the accident. The other driver, a 28-year-elderly person, endured slices to her knee and a 45-year-elderly person traveler in the car, which likewise had a nine-month-old child on board, supported a broken wrist. They were taken to hospital but later released.

A representative for Philip, asked about Saturday’s occurrence, stated: “It’s a matter for Norfolk police.”

Philip has built up a reputation for brusque comments and often headline-grabbing verbal gaffes.