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Polish PM says she’s OK after crash, ready to leave hospital

Szydlo said she feels "ready to leave hospital today, but it depends on the doctors.''

By: AP | Warsaw |
February 13, 2017 3:23:43 am
Security officers stand outside a rescue helicopter which is transporting Prime Minister Beata Szydlo after car accident in Oswiecim, Poland February 10, 2017. Forum via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. POLAND OUT. Security officers stand outside a rescue helicopter which is transporting Prime Minister Beata Szydlo after car accident in Oswiecim, Poland February 10, 2017. (Source: Reuters)

Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo says she feels fine and is ready to leave the hospital where she has been a patient since a limousine accident Friday. Szydlo spoke by telephone Sunday with the Wiadomosci news program of the state TVP television from a Warsaw government hospital where she is under observation.

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She says she has received a phone call from German Chancellor Angela Merkel and a “very personal letter” from British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Szydlo said she feels “ready to leave hospital today, but it depends on the doctors.”

She says she is being treated for an injury that resulted from her seat belt having worked property when her limousine hit a tree while trying to avoid a small car.

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