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Prince Philip, 97, surrenders driver's license after wreck

According to The Associated Press, the 97-year-old British royal announced Saturday that he is giving up his driver's license just weeks after his wreck in eastern England.

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"After careful consideration, the Duke of Edinburgh has taken the decision to voluntarily surrender his driving license," Buckingham Palace said Saturday.

Philip, who is Queen Elizabeth II's husband, crashed a Land Rover into another car Jan. 17, injuring two women, the AP reported. He apologized in a letter to one victim, blaming the sun's glare for the incident, according to the AP.

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Prosecutors are determining whether to file charges in the crash.

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– The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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