(CNN)An aged lady is in a severe condition in hospital after being hit by a police convoy escorting Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.
The Duke and Duchess enjoy been in contact with the girl, Kensington Palace acknowledged, after she was taken to hospital following an incident with a police bike mad about the convoy.
The couple had been on their ability to Windsor for a chapel carrier when the incident passed off in Richmond, west London, on Monday afternoon.
“At around 12:50hrs on Monday, 17 June, a marked police bike was mad about a collision with a pedestrian on Higher Richmond Avenue, Richmond,” London’s Metropolitan Police acknowledged in a assertion.
“The woman, believed to be in her 80s, has been taken to hospital for treatment where she remains. Her subsequent of family enjoy been urged,” the assertion added.
Kensington Palace acknowledged: “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had been deeply eager and saddened to listen to about the accident on Monday afternoon.”
“Their Royal Highnesses enjoy sent their very only must Irene and her family and may finish in contact true through every stage of her restoration,” the palace added.
Earlier this year, a Land Rover driven by Prince Philip, the Queen’s husband, collided with any other automobile
carrying two girls folks, inclined 28 and forty five, to boot to a 9-month inclined infant boy.
Philip, then inclined ninety seven, gave up driving
after the incident, however will no longer face costs.