Prince Philip's 'Car Crash Parts' Are Being Sold To Highest Bidder On eBay

People will sell anything, won't they? Slightly more worryingly, people will buy anything. And there are some weird and wonderful things up for sale on eBay.

One woman attempted to sell her hubby with £16 asking price. Then a guy put his girlfriend up for sale. Now the royals are getting involved.

No, the Queen isn't trying to flog Prince Philip or anything like that. Instead, someone has allegedly collected the debris of the crash he was involved in on Thursday and tried to sell it all on eBay.

There's still over five days left on the listing and already bids are flooding in. Credit: eBay
There's still over five days left on the listing and already bids are flooding in. Credit: eBay

You know you've made it when the aftermath of a car accident you were involved in is swept up and put on eBay for the seller to cash in on.

Only, in this instance, the seller won't receive the money from the highest bidder. Nope, it's all going to Cancer Research. Which sort of makes the entire thing even weirder, wouldn't you agree?

100 per cent of the sale will go to Cancer Research UK. Credit: eBay
100 per cent of the sale will go to Cancer Research UK. Credit: eBay

The bids started at just 99p with the description reading: "Prince Philip Car Crash Parts from the crash site in Sandringham, Norfolk. Royal Family Collector.

"Condition is Used. Parts are probably not reusable. parts are clearly visible in many if the online videos of the event. 100 % of winning bid going to cancer research.

"Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class. Bidders with zero or little feedback will be removed. I know what you are up to."


The following information was later added: "Note: this is for the 3 plastic parts shown. There is no glass involved."

We're glad they cleared that up.

Then came the flippant comment: "May even have Phil's DNA on it, if you wanted to clone him or anything."

The Mirror reported that the bizarre auction will come to a close on January 26 at 17:33 on the dot.

The listing is for these three parts only, glass is not included. Credit: eBay
The listing is for these three parts only, glass is not included. Credit: eBay

However, eBay has since removed the item from auction, explaining to LADbible: "This listing has been removed in line with our policy relating to the sale of any item that seeks to profit from human suffering or tragedy."

Well, there you go.

According to the Palace, Philip wasn't hurt in the crash, but he is being monitored by doctors.

Two people who were in the other car - a Kia - were taken to hospital where they were treated for minor injuries and later discharged.

The Land Rover was overturned in the crash and had to be towed away.

The Duke of Edinburgh was involved in a collision yesterday. Credit: SWNS
The Duke of Edinburgh was involved in a collision yesterday. Credit: SWNS

A statement from Norfolk Police about the incident, read: "The driver of the Kia, a 28-year-old woman, suffered cuts to her knee while the passenger, a 45-year-old woman, sustained a broken wrist.

"Both casualties were treated at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn (irony) and were discharged last night. Police can also confirm a nine-month-old baby boy was in the Kia at the time of the incident and was uninjured.

"The driver of the Land Rover, a 97-year-old man, was uninjured. Both drivers were breath tested and provided negative readings."

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Rebecca Shepherd

Rebecca Shepherd is a Journalist at LADbible. She graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a First Class BA in Journalism. Becky previously worked as Chief Reporter at Cavendish Press, supplying news and feature stories to national newspapers and women's magazines.

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