Norfolk Police pass their Prince Philip files to the Crown Prosecution Service

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Just two days after the crash, the Duke was spotted driving without a seatbelt, sparking widespread backlash.

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrives at Paddington Station with Queen Elizabeth II as they mark the 175th anniversary of the first train journey by a British Monarch on June 13, 2017 in London, United Kingdom.

Philip had to be helped out of his overturned vehicle but wasn't injured.

The Duke of Edinburgh has voluntarily surrendered his driving licence, Buckingham Palace has announced.

United Kingdom police sent their investigation of the crash to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), which is considering whether to bring charges against Prince Philip over the crash last month.

They were shockingly relatively unhurt but the other passenger, Emma Fairweather, 45, suffered a broken wrist.

The Duke of Edinburgh was behind the wheel of a four-wheel-drive near the royal family's Sandringham estate in eastern England when he smashed into another vehicle on January 17.

Police said a 9-month-old baby in the back seat of Kia was uninjured.

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Fairweather also told the Mirror on Saturday that she welcomed Philip's decision to surrender his driver's license.

Fairweather has previously denied that it was sunny on the day of the accident, telling Great Britain's This Morning that she remembered the weather being "miserable and overcast".

Wearing tinted glasses, he was photographed at the wheel of a replacement Land Rover while not wearing a seatbelt in the ensuing days.

He blamed the low, bright sun for obscuring his vision, adding he was "very contrite about the consequences".

"As is standard procedure with injury collisions, the incident will be investigated and any appropriate action taken", the statement says.

At the time of the collision, celebrity lawyer Nick Freeman said Philip could face a prosecution for driving without due care and attention, which carries an unlimited fine. It said an investigation file on the case had been handed to prosecutors, who will decide whether to press charges.

"There will be some surprise that the duke still drives himself on public roads", BBC royal correspondent Jonny Dymond wrote last month.

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