Princess Anne: Buckingham Palace reveals princess in hospital with concussion after ‘incident’

Caleb Runciman
The Nightly
Princess Anne has sustained a concussion and is in hospital with minor injuries after an ‘incident,’ Buckingham Palace has revealed.
Princess Anne has sustained a concussion and is in hospital with minor injuries after an ‘incident,’ Buckingham Palace has revealed. Credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Princess Anne has sustained a concussion and is in hospital with minor injuries after an “incident” reportedly involving a horse.

Buckingham Palace provided a statement on Monday saying the Princess, 73, is expected to make a full recovery after an incident at her Gatcombe Park Estate on Sunday evening, local time.

“Her Royal Highness remains in Southmead Hospital, Bristol, as a precautionary measure for observation and is expected to make a full and swift recovery,” the statement read.

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“The King has been kept closely informed and joins the whole Royal Family in sending his fondest love and well-wishes to The Princess for a speedy recovery.”

While the cause of The Princess Royal’s injuries has not been confirmed, The BBC reports they are a result of a possible impact from a horse’s head or legs.

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