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Prince Philip Wreck One SUV, Get a Brand New One … Delivered Day After Crash

Queen Elizabeth‘s husband, Prince Philip, is STILL hell-bent on driving himself because he already has a brand new SUV … less than 24 hours after flipping his last Land Rover.

The Duke of Edinburgh got his new ride delivered Friday to the Royal family’s Sandringham Estate. Looks like he got the same model — a Land Rover Freelander — as the one he wrecked a day earlier, not far from Sandringham. 

Philip was behind the wheel Thursday when he collided with a Kia, flipping his Land Rover on its side.

The other car had a 9-month-old inside, but fortunately the baby was unharmed. The driver and her passenger suffered some cuts and a broken wrist.

The shocker, of course, is that 97-YEAR-OLD Philip somehow walked away uninjured. 

With the new delivery, it seems like Prince William‘s and Prince Harry‘s granddad isn’t ready to give up his keys just yet. However, one of Philip’s friends told People the Prince would stop driving, reluctantly, if he’s advised to do so. 

Drive at your own risk, U.K. residents.

Prince Philip Flips SUV in Crash!!! But Escapes Unharmed

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Queen Elizabeth‘s husband, Prince Philip, just dodged a huge bullet, because he survived a car crash in England … and the 97-year-old Duke of Edinburgh was behind the wheel!

Buckingham Palace tells TMZ … the Duke of Edinburgh was seen by a doctor as a precaution and the doc confirmed Philip was not injured. 

The two-vehicle collision happened Thursday afternoon near the Sandringham Estate, the private home of Queen Elizabeth. Police reportedly responded to the scene just after 3 PM and assisted two people with minor injuries, but miraculously Philip was unharmed.

As you can see, the crash left an SUV on its side … and that’s the one Philip was driving!

Philip, granddad to Prince William and Prince Harry, married Elizabeth in 1947, five years before she became Queen. Philip was dubbed Prince of the U.K. back in 1957. 

At 97, Philip is the oldest ever male British Royal. After surviving Thursday’s car crash, seems Philip still has his good luck.

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NY Jets Chris Herndon Pleads Guilty In DUI Crash Case … License Revoked

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NY Jets tight end Chris Herndon — a breakout star in 2018 — pled guilty in his DUI case stemming from a June 2018 crash, TMZ Sports has learned. 

As we previously reported, the 22-year-old smashed into another car on the 1-80 highway in New Jersey on June 2 after witnesses say he was speeding at more than 100 mph. 

The police footage, obtained by TMZ Sports, shows Herndon’s 2018 Nissan Armada flipped on its side and badly damaged. Miraculously, both Herndon and the other driver — a 76-year-old man — escaped without any major injuries.

Herndon bombed a field sobriety test and was arrested for DUI. He claimed he only had 2 cups of wine before getting behind the wheel that night. 

Now, we’ve learned Herndon’s case went before a judge on Wednesday. 

Court records show Herndon entered a guilty plea — though it’s unclear if he copped to a lesser charge. We’ve reached out to court officials but so far, no one seems to have the answer. 

What we do know … Herndon was sentenced to complete 12 hours of an intoxicated driver education program. Plus, his driver’s license was revoked for 90 days. He was also hit with $ 639 in fines and fees. 

The former Miami Hurricanes star had a pretty solid rookie season with the Jets — catching 39 passes for more than 500 yards and 4 TDs. 

The NFL will also likely punish Herndon. Other players and NFL execs have faced suspensions for DUIs in the past. 

Victor Espinoza Back in the Saddle … First Horse Ride Since Near-Death Crash

Victor Espinoza‘s been taking steps to return to doing what he loves after nearly dying in a training accident, and he just took another huge step … up onto a horse!!!

The famed jockey reportedly got back on a horse for the very first time Saturday at Santa Anita since his near-death injury in July. Victor hops aboard the horse, St. Joe Bay, and goes for a little ride.

We broke the story … the Hall of Famer was severely injured after a horse he was riding went into cardiac arrest on the track last summer in Del Mar, California. Victor nearly lost his life in the fall when a bone chipped off his neck and just missed cutting an artery.

He’s been on the road to recovery ever since, getting out of a neck brace in September and working his way back into riding shape.

According to BloodHorse, Espinoza’s still going through physical therapy and isn’t ready to get back to racing yet.

He’s making big strides, though.

Rich the Kid Badly Injures His Hand in UTV Crash

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Rich the Kid suffered a nasty injury on his hand after getting into a UTV accident … TMZ has learned.

Eyewitnesses on the scene tell us … Rich and a friend were riding around in a Polaris RZR 4-wheeler Sunday in Calabasas, CA, and that he eventually turned into a dirt lot behind Calabasas Luxury Motorcars, where we’re told he started doing donuts. 

Our sources say Rich lost control of the vehicle, causing it to flip over on its roof … at which point paramedics were called. We’re told firefighters were first to arrive, followed by an ambulance and CHP. Rich was tended to on the scene and transported to a hospital.

While the official extent of his injuries are unknown at this point, an eyewitness who was present at the time of the crash tells us an EMT who was working on Rich made it seem bad.

We’re told the EMT mentioned Rich would probably have a hard time using his hand for the rest of his life, and that he hoped he wasn’t a guitar player … as he wouldn’t be able to play anymore.

Rich just posted a video of himself in the hospital, and appeared to say his hand was broken. We got a call in with his camp for an official status update on his health.

‘Glee’ Actor Jesse Luken Busted for DUI After Car Crash

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Glee” actor Jesse Luken allegedly put his car through hell before getting busted for DUI.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … Glendale cops got a call about a car crash. When they arrived on scene, they found Luken’s Toyota up on the curb with the airbag deployed. There were no other cars involved. The right front tire was mangled.

We’re told Luken — who played the dirty blonde jock Bobby ‘Boom Boom’ Surette on the hit show and has tons of other TV credits to his name — was in the driver’s seat and reeked of booze. He took a field sobriety test … which cops say he bombed.

Luken was arrested for DUI. He was booked and later released.

“Glee” cast members have had their share of problems. Mark Salling committed suicide while awaiting sentencing in his child porn case. Cory Monteith died of a drug overdose. Naya Rivera was busted for domestic violence.  

We’ve reached out to Luken … so far, no word back.

Jockey Victor Espinoza Axe Swinging In Mexico … 6 Months After Near-Death Crash

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Legendary jockey Victor Espinoza is a BEAST … ’cause just six months after nearly dying in a training accident — the dude was choppin’ down a tree in Mexico!!!

TMZ Sports broke the story … the Hall of Famer was severely injured after a horse he was riding went into cardiac arrest on the track on July 22 in Del Mar, California.

Victor nearly died from the fall … with a chipped bone in his neck almost cutting an artery.

But, we’re told Victor’s well on the road to recovery — and his workout while he was visiting family this week in Yucatan clearly proves that.

The dude hacked away at a tree with an axe the size of his body … and yeah, he looked like his neck’s doing just fine.

We’re told Victor will be back on a horse January 1 … and he’s actually expected to start racing again in mid-January.

Congrats!!