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Prince William & Kate Middleton’s Royal Convoy Runs Over An 83-Year-Old Woman Leaving Her With ‘Serious’ Injuries

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Jun. 19 2019, Published 1:11 p.m. ET

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Prince William and Kate Middleton’s royal convoy ran over an 83-year-old woman on June 17, which has resulted in serious injury. The police motorcycle was escorting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge from London to Windsor for the Order of The Garter Service when the collision occurred.

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“We are investigating the circumstances surrounding a collision involving a marked police motorcycle attached to the Royalty and Specialist Protection Command and a woman pedestrian on Upper Richmond Road, Richmond, South West London at 12:50 p.m. on Monday 17 June,” a spokesperson for the Independent Office for Police Conduct told The Telegraph.

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They added, “The woman, in her 80s, suffered serious injuries and was taken to a London hospital where she remains in a serious but stable condition.”

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A spokesperson for Kensington Palace told The Telegraph, “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were deeply concerned and saddened to hear about the accident on Monday afternoon.”

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The representative added, “Their Royal Highnesses have sent their very best wishes to Irene and her family and will stay in touch throughout every stage of her recovery.”

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The victim was identified as Irene Mayor. Her daughter Fiona told The Sun, “Irene’s got lots of injuries. They are just keeping her stable at the moment.”

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According to the report, Kate, 37, and Will, 36, sent flowers to the victim along with a handwritten apology.

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Someone from the Duke and Duchess’ staff also visited Fiona on June 18.

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