Queen spotted driving on her Sandringham estate with her seatbelt on
The Queen learned to drive in 1945 and does not need a licence, as she is immune from civil and criminal proceedings.Buckingham Palace insisted the monarch was careful to ensure she privately complied with the law. Wood Farm near Sandringham,Norfolk,where where Prince Philip is now recovering after Thursday’s crashCredit:Geoff Robinson New aerial pictures taken today show Wood Farm on the Sandringham estate in Norfolk where Prince Philip is now recovering after Thursday’s crash, which happened near the Sandringham estate.Photos reveal the cottage is in a secluded corner of the Royal estate, surrounded by fields and trees.The Duke of Edinburgh has been living at Wood Farm since his retirement and is now recuperating there. The cottage is in a quiet and idyllic setting, next to the Royal Stud and offers him room to recover in complete peace and quiet. The Queen has been seen driving close to Sandringham with her seat belt fastened two days after Prince Philip’s car crash.The 92-year-old monarch was driving her Range Rover towards nearby Kings Avenue, and was followed by another car.She was joined by a lady in the front seat and two men in the back of the car, seen just after midday.On Thursday, the Duke of Edinburgh crashed his Land Rover on the A149 close to Sandringham.Prince Philip, 97, collided with a Kia, leaving two women briefly hospitalised with minor injuries.A 28-year-old and her 9-month old son, along with a 45-year-old woman were in the car during the accident.Both were discharged from hospital, with the older woman suffering a broken wrist.It is understood that the Prince phoned the women to check on their condition after the crash. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings.