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Passenger injured in Duke's crash says he should be prosecuted if at fault

Emma Fairweather broke her wrist in the car crash with the Duke of Edinburgh. Credit: ITV This Morning

Emma Fairweather, the passenger injured in a car crash with Prince Phillip, says the Duke should be prosecuted if found to be at fault in the accident near the Sandringham estate in Norfolk.

Speaking on ITV's This Morning, she branded the Duke of Edinburgh "highly insensitive and inconsiderate" after he was later spotted driving while not wearing a seatbelt.

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Emma Fairweather, who broke her wrist in the crash, told the programme: "There needs to be a decision as to whether Prince Philip and I are from the same walk of life here or not."

She added: "I feel that his treatment has not been the same as mine."

She said of the duke being seen not wearing a seatbelt: "It's highly insensitive and inconsiderate towards me and everybody involved."

Emma Fairbrother was talking to Holly Willoughby and John Barrowman on ITV's This Morning programme. Credit: ITV This Morning

Ms Fairweather added that she was still waiting to give the police a statement.

"I need somebody to understand that I still have medical concerns. I'm very worried that I haven't been asked for a statement from the police," she said.

She added that she had received a message from one of the Queen's ladies in waiting.

"She left me a voicemail that was just an hour or two before my interview with the papers became known... to say that the Queen wished me well, and that she would like to call me back but she was going out for the evening."

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The Duke of Edinburgh did not join the Queen as she attended the traditional Sunday service at the church of St Peter in Wolferton on the Sandringham estate.

Well-wishers, who gathered to see the royal family, had mixed opinions on whether Prince Philip should still be driving at the age of 97.

Ms Fairweather said she had expected Philip to speak to her at the scene of the crash on Thursday near the Sandringham estate in Norfolk.

"I said 'Where has he gone?' because surely he wants to speak to me and check I'm OK," she said.

"Somebody said he did try to but was advised not to... I don't think asking if you're OK is accepting liability, but I do understand that."

She added: "A quote from Prince Philip in the news yesterday 'I was such a fool' seems he's prepared to admit some responsibility, just not to me, just to everybody else."

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