Prince Philip won’t be charged in UK car crash |

Prince Philip won’t be charged in UK car crash

The Associated Press
In this Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 file photo, Britain’s Prince Philip waits for the bridal procession following the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England. Prince Philip, the 97-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has apologized to a mother-of-two who was injured when the car she was riding in collided with a Land Rover he was driving on Jan. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool)

LONDON — British prosecutors say Prince Philip won’t face charges in connection with a car collision that left two women injured.

The decision came just days after Buckingham Palace said the 97-year-old royal would stop driving. Prosecutors said Thursday they had decided that it would not be in the public interest to prosecute in regard to the Jan. 17 crash.

Chris Long of the Crown Prosecution Service said prosecutors “took into account all of the circumstances in this case, including the level of culpability, the age of the driver and the surrender of the driving license.”