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Jan. 17 2019, Published 8:12 p.m. ET

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New pictures obtained by RadarOnline.com show just how close Prince Philip came to a real disaster, when he flipped his car in a scary crash Thursday, January 17.

As Radar reported, the Duke of Edinburgh was involved in a crash near the Sandringham Estate. Prince Philip, 97, was pulling out of a driveway onto the main road when he slammed into a Kia driving by. His Land Rover was overturned in the crash.

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A spokesman for Buckingham Palace confirmed: "The Duke of Edinburgh was involved in a road traffic accident with another vehicle this afternoon.

“The Duke was not injured,” she added. “He saw a doctor as a precaution and the doctor confirmed he was not injured."

Photos from the scene show just how mangled the royal’s car was after it flipped onto the driver’s side. Check out the destruction in this Radar gallery.

Prince Philip Escaped Disaster After Car Crash, Pictures Reveal
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Police confirm Philip was driving the car but was not injured in the collision.

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Prince Philip Escaped Disaster After Car Crash, Pictures Reveal
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His breath was tested at the scene, but he had not been drinking.

Prince Philip Escaped Disaster After Car Crash, Pictures Reveal
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The female driver of the Kia suffered cuts, while a female passenger suffered an arm injury. Both were taken to a nearby hospital.

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Prince Philip Escaped Disaster After Car Crash, Pictures Reveal
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Eyewitnesses told the BBC they helped the royal out of his vehicle.

Prince Philip Escaped Disaster After Car Crash, Pictures Reveal
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“He was conscious but very, very shocked and shaken,” according to the BBC.

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Prince Philip Escaped Disaster After Car Crash, Pictures Reveal
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Berneen Caney, who witnessed the scene of the accident, told The Telegraph newspaper, "It appeared to be quite serious.”

Prince Philip Escaped Disaster After Car Crash, Pictures Reveal
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“There was a lot of glass over the road as well as debris,” Caney said. “I saw one of the cars was quite badly damaged, as for the Land Rover, its windows were smashed."

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Prince Philip Escaped Disaster After Car Crash, Pictures Reveal
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Although Philip largely stays out of the public eye since his retirement.

Prince Philip Escaped Disaster After Car Crash, Pictures Reveal
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And he continues to drive his Land Rover freely.

Prince Philip Escaped Disaster After Car Crash, Pictures Reveal
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In 2016, he personally drove former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle to Windsor Castle during a visit.

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